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Author Craig, A. D., author

Title How do you feel? : an interoceptive moment with your neurobiological self / A.D. (Bud) Craig
Published Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource (381 pages) : illustrations
Summary How Do You Feel? brings together startling evidence from neuroscience, psychology, and psychiatry to present revolutionary new insights into how our brains enable us to experience the range of sensations and mental states known as feelings. Drawing on his own cutting-edge research, neurobiologist Bud Craig has identified an area deep inside the mammalian brain-the insular cortex-as the place where interoception, or the processing of bodily stimuli, generates feelings. He shows how this crucial pathway for interoceptive awareness gives rise in humans to the feeling of being alive, vivid percep
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Affective neuroscience.
Emotions -- Physiological aspects.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1400852722 (electronic bk.)
9781400852727 (electronic bk.)