Topic: "Neuroscience"

Scientific revolutions in consciousness, behavior, and learning are used to understand Neuroethics and concepts like Free Will. Advances in cognition and perception, and new fields like Metaphysics, dream science, and Noetics pursue scientific comprehension of our purpose and connection with other people.

How We Decide

How We Decide

Jonah Lehrer
Since Plato, philosophers have described the decision-making process as either rational or emotional: we carefully deliberate or we “blink” and go with our gut. But as scientists break open the mind’s black box with the latest tools of neuroscience, they’re discovering [...]

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Descartes’ Error: Emotion, Reason, and the Human Brain

Descartes’ Error: Emotion, Reason, and the Human Brain

Antonio R. Damasio
Since Descartes famously proclaimed, “I think, therefore I am,” science has often overlooked emotions as the source of a person’s true being. Even modern neuroscience has tended, until recently, to concentrate on the cognitive aspects of brain function, disregarding emotions [...]

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Mindsight: The New Science of Personal Transformation

Mindsight: The New Science of Personal Transformation

Daniel J. Siegal
From a pioneer in the field of mental health comes a groundbreaking book on the healing power of “mindsight,” the potent skill that is the basis for both emotional and social intelligence. Mindsight allows you to make positive changes in your brain–and in your life.

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