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Descartes' Error: Emotion, Reason and the Human Brain

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Descartes' Error: Emotion, Reason and the Human Brain - Damasio, Antonio
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This text takes the form of a conversation between the author and imaginary listener. It journeys from the story of Phineas Gage, the 19th-century case of behavioural change that followed brain damage, to the contemporary recreation of Gage's brain; and from the doubts of young neurologist to a testable hypothesis concerning the emotions and their fundamental role in rational human behaviour. Drawing on his experiences with neurological patients affected by brain damage, Damasio shows how the absence of emotion and feeling ...

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Descartes' Error: Emotion, Reason and the Human Brain 2006, Vintage, London

ISBN-13: 9780099501640

Mass-market paperback

Descartes' Error: Emotion, Reason, and the Human Brain 2005, Penguin Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780143036227

Trade paperback

Descartes' Error: Emotion, Reason and the Human Brain 1996, Papermac, London

ISBN-13: 9780333656563

New edition

Paperback

Descartes' Error: Emotion, Reason and the Human Brain 1995, Picador, London

ISBN-13: 9780330339278

Hardcover