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The feeling brain : the biology and psychology of emotions
The feeling brain : the biology and psychology of emotions
Johnston, Elizabeth2015
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In this comprehensive and accessible book, Drs. Johnston and Olson successfully weave together the diverse threads of emotion research. 5722They provide a well-written engagaging and informative synthesis of one of the most exciting reserach areas in modern psychology and neuroscience. This timely volume will be essential reading for anyone interested in understanding the relationship between emotion and the brain.
Main title:
Imprint:
New York : W.W. Norton & Company, 2015
Collation:
xxi, 388 pages : ill. ; 25 cm.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
1.The Early Work on Defining Emotion: From William James to Appraisal Theory -- Box 1.1 Divisions of the Nervous System -- 2.The Limbic System Version of the Emotional Brain -- Box 2.1 Limbic System Structures -- 3.The Functions of Emotions: Basic Emotional Systems -- 4.The Neural Substrates of Fear and Anxiety -- Box 4.1 The Stress System -- Box 4.2 Divisions of the Prefrontal Cortex -- Box 4.3 Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF) -- 5.The Role of the Body in Emotions and Decision Making -- 6.Reward: Liking, Wanting, and Learning -- Box 6.1 Structures of the Reward System -- 7.Body and Mind: The Linkage of Interoception and Emotion -- 8.Emotion and Memory -- Box 8.1 Subdivisions of Memory -- 9.Feelings-as-Information: How Affect Influences Thought and Judgment -- 10.Emotion--Cognition Interactions: Attention, Perception, and Neuroeconomics -- 11.Emotion Regulation.
ISBN:
9780393706659
Dewey class:
612.8233
Language:
English
LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Brighton LibraryHealth and Wellbeing612.8233 JOHOnloan - Due: 01 Dec 2020
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