The Archaeology of Mind: Neuroevolutionary Origins of Human Emotions

The Archaeology of Mind: Neuroevolutionary Origins of Human Emotions

by Jaak Panksepp, Lucy Biven
     
 

A look at the seven emotional systems of the brain by the researcher who discovered them.See more details below

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A look at the seven emotional systems of the brain by the researcher who discovered them.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393705317
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
09/17/2012
Series:
Norton Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
592
Sales rank:
406,692
Product dimensions:
9.20(w) x 6.40(h) x 1.60(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments ix

Foreword Daniel J. Siegel xxv

Chapter 1 Ancestral Passions 1

Chapter 2 The Evolution of Affective Consciousness: Studying Emotional Feelings in Other Animals 47

Chapter 3 The SEEKING System: Brain Sources of Eager Anticipation, Desire, Euphoria, and the Quest for Everything 95

Chapter 4 The Ancestral Sources of RAGE 145

Chapter 5 The Ancestral Roots of FEAR 175

Chapter 6 Beyond Instincts: Learning and the Affective Foundations of Memory 203

Chapter 7 LUSTful Passions of the Mind: From Reproductive Urges to Romantic Love 245

Chapter 8 Nurturing Love: The CARE System 283

Chapter 9 Born to Cry: The PANIC/GRIEF System and the Genesis of Life-Sustaining Social Bonds 311

Chapter 10 PLAYful Dreamlike Circuits of the Brain: The Ancestral Sources of Social Joy and Laughter 351

Chapter 11 Toward a Neurobiology of the Soul: The Core SELF and the Genesis of Primary-Process Feelings 389

Chapter 12 Brain Emotional Systems and Affective Qualities of Mental Life: From Animal Affects to Human Psychotherapeutics 425

Chapter 13 Philosophical Reflections and Complaints: Can We Go From Mice to Men and Back Again? 475

References 501

Index 547

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