Posts Tagged ‘Leonard Kosiol’

Kosiol & Budding on basal ganglia

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Subcortical Structures and Cognition Leonard F. Kosiol and Deborah Ely Budding Springer (2010) This book has some useful angles from the point of view of the role of subjective experience and emotion in brain function. The authors main theme is the underestimated importance for brain function of the subcortical area of the basal ganglia. At times the authors appear to think that their treatise reinforces an automaton model of the brain, against the suspicion of a Cartesian homunculus that Read more […]

The emotional brain

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The Emotional Brain Based on work by Edmund Rolls, Leonard Kosiol, Deborah Budding, Jan Lauwereyns, David Zald & Scott Rauch This synthesis of a series of books by researchers into emotion  attempts to summarise how emotion functions in the brain. This is an area that was near to being taboo for much of the twentieth century, leaving much room for catching up. Attention is focused on how the orbitofrontal cortex assigns reward values to representations by other cortices, and how the basal Read more […]

Subcortical structures & cognition

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Subcortical Structures and Cognition Leonard F. Kosiol and Deborah Ely Budding Springer (2010) INTRODUCTION: This book has some useful angles from the point of view of the role of subjective experience and emotion in brain function. The authors main theme is the underestimated importance for brain function of the subcortical area of the basal ganglia. At times the authors appear to think that their treatise reinforces an automaton model of the brain, against the suspicion of a Cartesian Read more […]