How Emotions Are Made: The Secret Life of the Brain


A new theory of how the brain constructs emotions that could revolutionize psychology, health care, the legal system, and our understanding of the human mind

Emotions feel automatic, like uncontrollable reactions to things we think and experience. Scientists have long supported this assumption by claiming that emotions are hardwired in the body or the brain. Today, however, the science of emotion is in the midst of a revolution on par with the discovery of relativity in physics and natural…

How Emotions Are Made

ISBN 10 : 9780544129962
ISBN 13 : 0544129962

A new theory of how the brain constructs emotions that could revolutionize psychology, health care, law enforcement, and our understanding of the human mind Emotions feel automatic..

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ISBN 10 : 9781609180447
ISBN 13 : 1609180445

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ISBN 10 : 9780452298880
ISBN 13 : 0452298881

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ISBN 10 : 9780141968308
ISBN 13 : 0141968303

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ISBN 10 : 9781626252684
ISBN 13 : 1626252688

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