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..

How Emotions Are Made

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ISBN 13 : 1760553263

When you feel anxious, angry, happy, or surprised, what's really going on inside you? Most scientists would agree that emotions come from specific parts of the brain, and that we f..

How Emotions Are Made

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'A brilliant and original book on the science of emotion, by the deepest thinker about this topic since Darwin' Daniel Gilbert, author of the bestseller Stumbling on Happiness When..

The Secret Life Of The Mind

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* Where do our thoughts come from? * How can we manipulate our dreams? * What is the role of the unconscious? * How do we make choices and trust the judgement of both others and ou..

The Psychological Construction Of Emotion

ISBN 10 : 9781462516971
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This volume presents cutting-edge theory and research on emotions as constructed events rather than fixed, essential entities. It provides a thorough introduction to the assumption..

The Secret Life Of The Grown Up Brain

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For many years, scientists thought that the human brain simply decayed over time and its dying cells led to memory slips, fuzzy logic, negative thinking, and even depression. But n..

Incognito

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A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER *Why does your foot hit the brake pedal before you are conscious of danger ahead?* *Why is it so difficult to keep a secret?* *How is it possible to get..

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