Antonio Damasio

Antonio Damasio is a renowned neuroscientist and author known for his work on the role of emotions in decision-making and consciousness. He is a professor at the University of Southern California and has written several influential books, including 'Descartes' Error' and 'The Feeling of What Happens'.


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  1. 1. The Feeling Of What Happens

    This book delves into the complex interplay between emotion, consciousness, and the human brain, offering a groundbreaking perspective on how our feelings shape our experiences of the world. The author, a renowned neuroscientist, explores the biological roots of consciousness and argues that our emotions are a crucial component of the self, playing a fundamental role in the way we perceive and navigate our surroundings. Through a combination of scientific research and philosophical inquiry, the text provides a compelling examination of the essence of human awareness, suggesting that the feeling of what happens in our minds is central to our identity and understanding of life.

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