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Guardian & Observer reviews
Professor Damasio is one of the world's leading experts on the neurophysiology of emotion. In this book, he shows how consciousness arose out of the development of emotion. "Told with clarity and pace, unencumbered by unnecessary technical jargon and illustrated with insightful clinical anecdotes" "The Times".
A leading expert of the neurophysiology of emotions, Damasio shows how our consciousness arose out of the development of emotion. At its core human consciousness is consciousness of the feeling and experiencing self.