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Title The emotional brain revisited / edited by Jacek Debiec [and three others]
Published Kraków : Copernicus Center Press, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource (371 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction / Jacek De̦biec, Michael Heller, Bartosz Brożek, Joseph LeDoux -- Part 1. Rethinking the emotional brain / Joseph LeDoux ; Development of the emotional brain and infant attachment : lessons from an animal model / Regina M. Sullivan, Margo S. Landers ; The structural and functional connectivity of the amygdala : from normal emotion to pathological anxiety / M. Justin Kim, Rebecca A. Loucks, Amy L. Palmer, Annemarie C. Brown, Kimberly M. Solomon, Ashley N. Marchante, Paul J. Whalen ; The matter of emotions : toward the brain-based theory of emotions / Jacek De̦biec ; Good vibrations switch attention : an affective function for network oscillations in evolutionary simulations / Bram T. Heerebout, R. Hans Phaf -- Part 2. Impulsive action and impulse control / Nico H. Frijda ; Emotion, core affect, and psychological construction / James A. Russell -- Part 3. Some remarks on relevance of the concept of emotion / Łukasz Kurek ; Some remarks on embodied-embedded social cognition / Mateusz Hohol, Piotr Urbańczyk ; Emotions and rationality / Wojciech Załuski ; Morality, law and emotions / Bartosz Brożek ; Madness or brain disorders : from dualism towards integration / Dominika Dudek
Summary The Emotional Brain Revisited tackles various issues at play in the current neuroscientific, psychological, and philosophical research on emotions. The book discusses such topics as the role of amygdala in the emergence of emotions, the place of the affect within the psychological construction of the agent, insights from the research on emotions in animals, and the relation between emotions, rationality, morality, and law. Furthermore, various conceptual controversies underlying the empirical studies on emotions are considered
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Emotions -- Physiological aspects.
Form Electronic book
Author Debiec, Jacek, editor
ISBN 8378860728 (electronic bk.)
9788378860723 (electronic bk.)