Chapter Four. Emotions and the Brain: Accidents, Imaging Technologies, the New Psychopharmacology

  1. Keith Oatley

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470776322.ch4

Emotions: A Brief History

Emotions: A Brief History

How to Cite

Oatley, K. (2004) Emotions and the Brain: Accidents, Imaging Technologies, the New Psychopharmacology, in Emotions: A Brief History, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470776322.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405113144

Online ISBN: 9780470776322

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Keywords:

  • psychopharmacology;
  • human brains;
  • Phineas Gage;
  • descartes;
  • evolution

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Sad Case of Phineas Gage

  • Layers of Evolution, Layers of the Brain

  • New Technologies