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

ISBN 10 : 9781760553265
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

ISBN 10 : 9781509837519
ISBN 13 : 1509837515

'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..

Shrinking Violets

ISBN 10 : 9781782830672
ISBN 13 : 1782830677

Our success as a species is built on sociability, so shyness in humans should be an anomaly. But it's actually remarkably common - we all know what it's like to cringe in embarrass..

The Book Of Human Emotions

ISBN 10 : 9781847659675
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Is your heart fluttering in anticipation? Is your stomach tight with nerves? Are you falling in love? Feeling a bit miffed? Are you curious (perhaps about this book)? Do you have t..

Incognito

ISBN 10 : 9780857860477
ISBN 13 : 085786047X

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..

The Emotional Life Of Your Brain

ISBN 10 : 9781444708837
ISBN 13 : 144470883X

This groundbreaking book by a pioneer in neuroscience brings a new understanding of our emotions - why each of us responds so differently to the same life events and what we can do..

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