08/11/2013 07:59

The Human Amygdala

Eds:  Paul Whalen & Elizabeth Phelps

This book gives coverage of the amygdala, with regard to a wide spread of neuroscience, medicine and psychology. We summarise those chapters that are more relevant to consciousness. In that we are conscious of emotions, and recent research has led to an increased emphasis on the function of emotion in determining brain processing and behaviour, the best possible understanding of emotions seems relevant to any study of consciousness. [Read more] ...