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Title The lost self : pathologies of the brain and identity / edited by Todd E. Feinberg, Julian Paul Keenan
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 275 pages) : illustrations
Contents The neurological correlates of depersonalization: a disorder of self-awareness / Hedy Kober [and others] -- The self in dreams / Antti Revonsuo -- Psychoactive agents and the self / Roy J. Mathew -- Meditation and the self / Hans C. Lou and Troels W. Kjaer -- The enduring self: a first person account of brain insult survival / J Allan Hobson
The self as a problem in philosophy and neurobiology / John R. Searle -- The cognitive neuroscience of the self: insights from functional neuroimaging of the normal brain / Seth J. Gillihan and Martha J. Farah -- Neural hierarchies and the self / Todd E. Feinberg -- The frontal lobes and self-awareness / Donald T. Stuss [and others] -- Autobiographical disorders / Esther Fujiwara and Hans J. Markowitsch -- Body image and the self / Georg Goldenberg -- Right hemisphere pathology and the self: delusional misidentification and reduplication / Todd E. Feinberg [and others] -- The mirror sign delusional misidentification symptom / Karen Spangenberg Postal -- Disorders of the self in dementia / William W. Seeley and Bruce L. Miller -- Autism-'autos': literally, a total focus on the self? / Simon Baron-Cohen -- Recognizing the sensory consequences of one's own actions and delusions of control / Sarah-Jayne Blakemore
Summary This is an exploration of a mysterious and controversial subject - the search for the biological basis of the self. Experts from the fields of philosophy, cognitive neuroscience, neurology and psychology explore how the brain creates who we are and what happens when things go wrong
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Cognitive neuroscience.
Identity (Psychology)
Brain -- physiopathology.
Mental Disorders -- physiopathology.
Form Electronic book
Author Feinberg, Todd E.
Keenan, Julian Paul.
LC no. 2004024803
ISBN 019803864X (electronic bk.)
9780198038641 (electronic bk.)