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Emotions

Kenneth M. Heilman

in Matter of Mind

Published in print April 2002 | ISBN: 9780195144901
Published online May 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199865642 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195144901.003.0003
 Emotions

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This chapter considers two subjects in the study of emotion. The first subject is how people convey their own emotions and understand the emotions of others, and how these processes are disturbed with injury to the brain. The second subject is how we experience emotion and how this experience, and the behavior that flows from it, are altered by brain injury.

Keywords: emotion; brain injury; emotional communication; emotional experience

Chapter.  13438 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neuroscience

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