Posted by: kenwbudd | December 29, 2009

Emotions by neurobiologist António Damásio

Consider this comment on emotions from neurobiologist António Damásio:

“…emotion is not a luxury: it is an expression of basic mechanisms of life regulation developed in evolution, and is indispensable for survival. It plays a critical role in virtually all aspects of learning, reasoning, and creativity. Somewhat surprisingly, it may play a role in the construction of consciousness.”

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