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Synaptic self

Joseph E. LeDoux

Synaptic self

how our brains become who we are

by Joseph E. LeDoux

  • 173 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Penguin Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Personality,
  • Self,
  • Neuropsychology,
  • Neuropsychology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 359-392) and index.

    StatementJoseph LeDoux.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQP402 .L43 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 406 p. :
    Number of Pages406
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22618253M
    ISBN 100670030031, 0670030287


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Read 69 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Following up his The Emotional Brain, the world-renowned brai 4/5. The author of The Emotional Brain () elaborates on the theory that the particular patterns of synaptic connections in our brain provide the keys to who we are.

LeDoux (Science/NYU) begins with a short course on what neurons are, how synapses connect them, and why these connections are key to the brain’s many functions.

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It is manifestly not an answer to the question posed by its by: 2. LeDoux (The Emotional Brain), professor at New York University's Center for Neural Sciences, has come up with a theory: it's the neural pathways—the synaptic relationships—in our brains that.

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In addressing these questions, The Synaptic Self is different from previous texts, which address the relation of the self to the brain via the conscious self. Here the book explores this relation-ship on a biological mechanisms platform. With this platform LeDoux is able to. [Joseph Le Doux] Synaptic Self How Our Brains Beco(Book Fi org).

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Jospeh LeDoux's Synaptic Self: How Our Brains Become Who We Are is an excellent introduction to one of the most important components of the brain and identity, but the book, published incould have greatly benefited from the past decades' research on synaptic interactions/5(59).

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