Journals Higher Education



Published: 22 June 2006

312 Pages | 58 line illustrations and 5 photographs


ISBN: 9780198566274

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Emotion and Reason

The cognitive neuroscience of decision making

Alain Berthoz
Translated by Giselle Weiss

  • An exhaustive examination of decision making processes, how they link with emotion, and how they control our perceptive processes
  • Contains a critical examination of decision theories, for those in a broad range of disciplines
  • Describes diseases of the brain that can affect decision making processes, particularly of relevance to those interested in legal issues of responsibility and justice

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