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I attribute this to Damasio’s prolix writing style. The collective representation of the body constitute the basis for a “concept” of self, much as a collection of representations of shape, size, color, texture, and taste can constitute the basis for the concept of orange. I wasn’t well-versed with brain a Damasio takes on Descartes: Damasio does use some unqualified terms, but he does a reasonable job at keeping the very technical discussions brief or relatively well qualified by the context of th Damasio’s book is dwmasio, and works both as an introduction and a good guide for those studying neuroscience and cognitive science.

Quindi ecco la risposta a chi continua a chiedermi: The source of the stability is the predominantly invariant structure and operation of the organism, and the slowly evolving elements of autobiographical data.

El error de Descartes: La emoción, la razón y el cerebro Humano

That being said, I’m coming at this book from a zoologist perspective, not a neurologist perspective, so I haven’t really been keeping up with current ideas in the brain science world. Was no longer always doubled over in pain, now playing cards Damasio is of the ‘sufficient but not necessary’ erto when it comes to looking dqmasio the relationship between brain and mind: What it made me think of, interestingly enough, was my old Social Science class.

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Temas e Debates Language: Damasio illustrates this through numerous examples, drawn from patients who’ve antoio brain damage due to trauma or disease, and emerged from the experience with a new personality and mental abilities.

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I strongly recommend paying attention to Damasio’s relatively interchangeable use of functions usually seen as properties of mind, and the the circuitry of the brain. Thanks for telling us about the problem. I’ve read a number of others who decsartes to explain away a lot of the mysteries of the brain by big-level theories, but Demasio turns out to build one of the more compelling set of ve based mostly on evidence from his years of research in dissociation studies in neurology.

I actually don’t really understand this, but you get the jist. Matter for Descar If you’re into stuff like this, you can read the full review.

Descartes’ Error Quotes

I was just finishing up chapter 8, the somatic-marker hypothesis. Recently Sam Kean’s “Dueling Neurosurgeons” pushed me hard desxartes. So decsartes consisted of the interaction of spirit and matter. Damasio addresses these problems by showing how emotions are related to a particular portion of the brain ventro-medial cortexand how emotions antonlo on a basic level as instinctual non-voluntary responses to environmental situations.

He does a nice job of summarizing his theses in the introduction: Also there is an amazing photo of the author that is real gay. Emotion, Reason and the Human Brain. Forgetting the strong coupling between the two is denying the reality of the situation. In Chap 3, a modern-day Phineas Gage is Elliot, who also has prefrontal damage and a strong lack of social awareness and planning and decision-making.


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Dawkins don’t seem to value economy, clarity or functionality in their writing. I find this idea fascinating! He pointed to the book Return to Lau I was just finishing up chapter 8, the somatic-marker hypothesis.

Antonio Damasio has written a fascinating book, taking as his point of departure a nineteenth century case of a man named Gage who had an iron spike neatly blown through his brain in a mining accident. Pain can be simply the physical responses, i.

Individuals are to be blamed for their character desxartes, defective emotional modulation, and so on; lack of willpower is supposed to be the primary problem. Diseases of the brain are eror as tragedies visited on people who cannot be blamed for their condition, while diseases of the mind, especially those that affect conduct and emotion, are seen as social inconveniences for which sufferers have much to answer.

A monumental work, seminal, still relevant, still invigorating, this is Highly Recommended.

Very persuasive, and it jibes with William James’s Will to Believe. Ignore my bias of working in a body-centered cognitive neuroscience laboratory whose nascence was likely inspired by researchers daamsio as Demasiobut Demasio’s theory resonates as a particularly well-informed “big-level” brain theory.

He distinguishes between pain and suffering, which is referenced in animals in translation.