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作者 Berthoz, Alain
書名 Décision. English
Emotion and reason : the cognitive science of decision making / Alain Berthoz ; translated by Giselle Weiss
出版項 Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2006
國際標準書號 0198566263
9780198566267
0198566271 (pbk.)
9780198566274 (pbk.)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 人社中心  BF448 B4713 2006    在架上    30560400536816
 歐美所圖書館3F西文書區  612.8233 B4619 2003    在架上  -  30500101480609
說明 xv, 295 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
附註 Cover title: Emotion and reason: the cognitive neuroscience of decision making
Includes bibliographical references and index
Text translated into English
The brain-gambler and logician -- Decision making and emotion -- The pathology of decision making -- Fight or flight -- Walking and balance -- Deliberating with one's body: me and my second self -- To perceive visually is to decide: the physiology of doubt -- Decision making and shape recognition: ambiguity and rivalry -- Sensory conflict: perception of movement -- Fountains -- The physiology of preference -- 'I think, therefore I suppress' -- The brain as emulator and generator of strategies: the vagabond thought
"Emotion and Reason presents a groundbreaking new approach to understanding decision making processes and their neural bases. The book presents a sweeping survey of the science of decision making. It examines the brain mechanisms involved in making decisions, and controversially proposes that many of our perceptual actions are essentially decision making processes. Whether looking, listening, hearing, or moving, we choose to attend to certain stimuli, at the expense of others. In some psychiatric disorders the inability to respond selectively to certain stimuli can be harmful - such pathologies of decision making are additionally considered. Berthoz also considers how many decision making processes involve an internal dialogue with our other self, and how this dialogue with our 'doppelganger' might be represented in the brain. He considers the important implications that a neuroscience of decision making can have for the judiciary - how we apportion blame and responsibility; for economics - with discussion of the growing field of neuroeconomics; and for theories of management. Lastly he examines decision making and creativity - if perception relies in part on decision making processes, how might this alter our view of the artistic process?"--BOOK JACKET
Lib. has: c2003, reprinted 2009. EAS
主題 Decision making -- Physiological aspects
Cognitive neuroscience
Cerebral cortex
Decision making
Reasoning
Alt Author Weiss, Giselle
Alt Title Emotion and reason : the cognitive neuroscience of decision making
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