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Author Denton, Derek A
Title Emotions primordiales et l'eveil de la conscience. English
The primordial emotions : the dawning of consciousness / Derek Denton
Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
book jacket
 CLP Library  178.8 D415    AVAILABLE    30580002429152
Descript xxiii, 267 p., [12] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [247]-257) and indexes
The definition of consciousness, and self-awareness -- What some distinguished scientists have proposed on the nature of consciousness : John Searle, Homer Smith, Vernon Mountcastle, and Roger Sperry -- Consciousness in animals -- The appetite for salt and the mind : intention in salt mining elephants -- Phylogeny, and the emergence of primary consciousness : Edelman's theory -- An interoceptor driven theory of origin of primary consciousness -- The physiology of the primordial emotion of thirst -- The neuroimaging of thirst by positron emission tomography -- Neuroimaging of other primordial emotions, and also the second level distance receptor evoked emotions -- Anatomical structure and physiological functions subserving higher order consciousness -- The biology of emotion
Subject Emotions
Mind and body
Consciousness -- physiology
Behavior, Animal -- physiology
Brain Chemistry -- physiology
Emotions -- physiology
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