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Emotion : a very short introduction / Dylan Evans.

  • Evans, Dylan, 1966-
Date
2019
  • Books

About this work

Description

'In this fascinating journey into the human heart, Dylan Evans explores the latest research from anthropology and psychology, neuroscience and artificial intelligence. Along the way he discusses the evolution of emotions and their biological basis, the science of happiness and the role that emotions play in memory and decision-making. This new edition also examines the neural basis of empathy and the emotional impact of films'--Provided by publisher

Publication/Creation

Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2019.

Physical description

xxii, 116 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 18 cm.

Edition

Second edition.

Notes

Previous edition: 2001.

Contents

Preface to the second edition--List of Illustrations--What is an emotion?--The evolution of emotion--How to be happy--The head and the heart--The computer that cried--Afterword: the heart has its reasons--References--Further reading--Index

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    History of Medicine
    PQE /EVA
    Open shelves

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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 9780198834403
  • 0198834403