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Published: 31 October 2013

704 Pages


ISBN: 9780199659890

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Emotion and Decision-making Explained

Edmund T. Rolls

  • A successor to two highly successful books by the same author - 'The Brain and Emotion' (OUP, 1999) and 'Emotion Explained' (OUP, 2005).
  • Provides an evolutionary and brain-based approach to what emotions are, why we have them, and how we take decisions.
  • Exceptionally broad in scope - considering the neuroscience, genetics, and pharmacology of emotion, and looking at the implication for burgeoning areas such as neuroeconomics
  • Neuronal Network Simulation Software to illustrate some of the principles of operation of neuronal networks involved in Emotion and Decision-Making has been made available for readers of Emotion and Decision-Making Explained.
  • A Précis of Emotion and Decision-Making Explained, together with Commentaries, and Responses by the author, are now available as a Virtual Special Issue of Cortex.

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