Now if you haven't read Freud's treatise on consciousness, Damasio's work could seem groundbreaking, as he seems to want to assert, but it is really not much more than Freud's theory of the development on consciousness supported by the new discoveries of neuroscience. Let renowned neuroscientist Lisa Feldman Barrett demystify that big gray blob between your ears. Suzie Althens, Why Brains Learn Better Than Any Machine...for Now, Narrated by: This title will be released on April 13, 2021. Neuropsychology. Was Descartes a Cartesian Dualist? Also the speakers voice has depth or conveyance of the text to distinguish when something ends or begins and whether it important or not. Paul Mantell, The Four-Billion-Year Story of How We Got Conscious Brains, By: Christof Koch, Narrated by: Renowned neuroscientist Joseph LeDoux digs into the natural history of life on earth to provide a new perspective on the similarities between us and our ancestors in deep time. But soon I discovered that his books and the other of his books are a good trigger, at least for me, for other useful ideas regarding programming, testing, management. Please try again. By: There is a reason you and it are supposed to meet. Neurons are the producers of mind states. Descartes' Error: Emotion, Reason and the Human Brain: Amazon.co.uk: Antonio Damasio: Books Select Your Cookie Preferences We use cookies and similar tools to enhance your shopping experience, to provide our services, understand how customers use our services so we can make improvements, and display ads. He is taller than Gage, twice as round, and as solicitous as his Falstaff shape suggests. By confirming your purchase, you agree to Audible's. The Enigma of Reason Audible Audiobook – Unabridged Hugo Mercier (Author), Dan Sperber (Author), Liam Gerrard (Narrator), Tantor Audio (Publisher) & 1 More 4.3 out of 5 stars 87 ratings These promotions will be applied to this item: Some promotions may be combined; others are not eligible to be combined with other offers. Let me introduce Mr. Adams. What is fitness in evolution? 2. because it is very well written, has a lot of good information, and because it is well-done science--but...the author's assertion at the first of the book that this is a "new" approach to consciousness theory simply isn't true. Since Descartes famously proclaimed, "I think, therefore I am," science has often overlooked emotions as the source of a person’s true being. So are we all, helpless spectators. Tom Parks, Why Evolution Hid the Truth from Our Eyes, By: For those who don’t read much on this subject, Phineas Gage was a foreman for a construction company. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. Mel Foster, By: Even modern neuroscience has tended, until recently, to concentrate on the cognitive aspects of brain function, disregarding emotions. By: Hoffman grapples with these questions and more over the course of this eye-opening work. I'll have to get the hard copy. She looks to evolution to elucidate how, from birth, our brains are configured to form bonds, to cooperate, and to care. And how can our senses be useful if they are not communicating the truth? Patricia S. Churchland. Also unusual is the whistling sound, as of a rocket hurled at the sky. Joseph LeDoux. In the meantime, one can read with pleasure and share the excitement of a neuroscientist who sees that in the union of the many parts of the human brain lies its strength. It is assault and battery. Along the way, the reader is introduced to what that research is saying about how we think, provides new insights into history and the development of art and culture. Eric R. Kandel, the winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, is one of the pioneers of modern brain science. --This text refers to an alternate. Instead, it endlessly pontificates about talking about almost talking about the self. It is the summer of 1848. Just as my mind would stall with one of those - “Yeah, OK, but what about … ?”, he anticipates and addresses my ego's reactive inquiry in the very next paragraph. Interested readers are also referred to Richard Restak's The Modular Brain (Nonfiction Forecasts, June 13). Stanislas Dehaene. 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