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The Neuroscience of Emotion: A New Synthesis

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book-author

Ralph Adolphs, David J. Anderson

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Princeton University Press

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EPUB

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Pages

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English

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B077Z9CJXS

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0691174083; 140088991X

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9780691174082/ 9781400889914


Book Description

The Neuroscience of Emotion (PDF) affords a brand new framework for the neuroscientific research of emotion throughout species. Written by David J. Anderson and Ralph Adolphs; two outstanding authorities on the research of emotion; this accessible and authentic ebook recasts the self-discipline and reveals that with the intention to perceive emotion; we have to discover its organic roots in animals and people. Only by a comparative method that features work on the molecular; mobile; methods; and cognitive ranges will we be capable to perceive what feelings do; how they advanced; how the mind varieties their improvement; and even how we would plan them into robots sooner or later.

Demonstrating that feelings are common throughout species and utilized in particular mind circuits; Adolphs and Anderson present a broad basis for serious about feelings as advanced; functionally defined organic states. The authors talk about the findings and methods from fashionable neuroscientific investigations of emotion and decide with a survey of theories and future analysis instructions.

Includes shade illustrations all through; The Neuroscience of Emotion: A New Synthesis makes the most recent in neuroscientific work to supply deeper insights into how feelings work in all of us.

Review

Adolphs and Anderson have written a plan for a modern science of emotion in mice and men.” ― Rebecca Saxe; Massachusetts Institute of Technology

It is not possible to understand biological evolution without factoring in emotions and relevant phenomena. Anderson and Adolphs; who have built their individual reputations on the study of human and animal emotions; have written the best and most inclusive textbook yet on the subject. This is an indispensable ebook.” ― Antonio Damasio; writer of The Strange Order of Things: Life; Feeling; and the Making of Cultures

Tight and transparent logic threads through this entire ebook; yielding not only a gripping story but also authoritative science. On the subject of emotion; the ebook is unsurpassed in its breadth of coverage; depth of expertise; exposition of techniques and methods; and consistently good scientific sense. An agenda-setting discussion.” ― Patricia Churchland; writer of Braintrust: What Neuroscience Tells Us about Morality

NOTE: The product solely contains the ebook; The Neuroscience of Emotion in PDF. No access codes are included.

book-author

Ralph Adolphs, David J. Anderson

publisher

Princeton University Press

file-type

EPUB

pages

Pages

language

English

asin

B077Z9CJXS

isbn10

0691174083; 140088991X

isbn13

9780691174082/ 9781400889914

Table of contents


Table of contents :
List of Illustrations
Preface
Acknowledgments

PART I. Foundations

CHAPTER 1. What Don’t We Know about Emotions?
Emotions According to Inside Out
Toward a Science of Emotion
Emotions Are Decoupled Reflexes
Questions We Will Not Answer in This Book
What Do We Want to Know about Emotions?

CHAPTER 2. A Framework for Studying Emotions
Warm-Up: Neuroscience Questions about Emotion
Toward a Functional Definition of Emotion
Proper Functions and Malfunctions
Emotions and Consciousness
An Experimental Example
Summary

CHAPTER 3. Building Blocks and Features of Emotions
Building Blocks versus Features
A Provisional List of Emotion Properties
Summary

PART II. Neuroscience

CHAPTER 4. The Logic of Neuroscientific Explanations
Levels of Biological Organization
The Concept of Mechanism in Neuroscience
Testing Causal Relationships between Neural Activity and Behavior
Levels of Abstraction
Mixing of Terms in Neuroscience Explanations
Necessity, Sufficiency, and Normalcy
Summary

CHAPTER 5. The Neurobiology of Emotion in Animals:
General Considerations
Why Do We Need Studies of the Neurobiology of Emotion in Animals?
What Do We Want to Understand about Emotion by Studying Animals?
The Relationship of Emotion States to Motivation, Arousal, and Drive
Psychiatric Drugs, Animal Models, and Emotions
Summary

CHAPTER 6. The Neuroscience of Emotion in Rodents
Emotion, Fear, and the Amygdala
Innate Defensive Behaviors and Emotions
Distributed versus Localized Emotions in the Brain
Anxiety
Other Emotion States: Aggression and Anger
Positively Valenced Emotion States
Summary

CHAPTER 7. Emotions in Insects and Other Invertebrates
Learned Avoidance Behavior in Drosophila
Does Drosophila Have Emotion States?
Anxiety in Insects and Other Arthropods
Emotion States and Social Behavior in Insects
Internal States in Other Invertebrates
Summary

CHAPTER 8. Tools and Methods in Human Neuroscience
Historical Neuroscience Studies of Emotion in Humans
fMRI Studies of Emotion: The Method
Similarity Analyses
fMRI in Animals?
Summary

CHAPTER 9. The Neuroscience of Emotion in Humans
fMRI Studies of Emotion: The Logic and the Challenge
Lessons from Two Examples: Music and Faces
Attributing Emotions to Others
Imaging Emotion Concepts
Feeling Emotions
Central Emotion States
Dissociating Emotion States from Concepts and Experience
Summary

PART III. Open Questions

CHAPTER 10. Theories of Emotions and Feelings
The Structure of Affect
Theories of Feelings
Philosophy of Emotion
Taking Stock
Summary

CHAPTER 11. Summary and Future Directions
The Main Points of This Book
Feelings Again
Future Experiments

Glossary of Terms and Abbreviations
References
Index

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