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By Adolphs R., Tranel D., Damasio A.R.

This learn proven the speculation that the popularity of feelings may draw upon anatomically separable mind areas, counting on no matter if the stimuli have been static or explicitly conveyed information about activities. We investigated the speculation in an extraordinary topic with huge bilateral mind lesions, sufferer B., via administering initiatives that assessed attractiveness and naming of feelings from visible and verbal stimuli, a few of which depicted activities and a few of which failed to. B. couldn't realize any basic emotion except happiness, while feelings have been proven as static photographs or given as unmarried verbal labels. against this, with the extraordinary exception of disgust, he properly famous basic feelings from dynamic monitors of facial expressions in addition to from tales that defined activities. Our findings are in line with the concept that information regarding activities is processed in occipitoparietal and dorsal frontal cortices, all of that are intact in B.'s mind. Such details as a consequence will be associated with wisdom approximately feelings that is determined by buildings mapping somatic states, lots of that are additionally intact in B.'s mind. in spite of the fact that, the sort of somatosensory buildings, the insula, is bilaterally broken, probably accounting for B.☺'s uniformly impaired popularity of disgust (from either static and motion stimuli). different buildings which are broken in B.'s mind, together with bilateral inferior and anterior temporal lobe and medial frontal cortices, seem to be severe for linking conception of static stimuli to popularity of feelings. hence the retrieval of information concerning feelings attracts upon generally disbursed and partially specific units of neural buildings, reckoning on the attributes of the stimulus.

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Ci sono innumerevoli barzellette ebraiche su questo tema. Nella cultura yiddish, che poi è quella dei comici di Hollyvvood, le madri sono fonte di terrore e di ilarità, perché vivono in funzione del successo sociale del figlio maschio. Una storiella racconta di una signora che corre disperatamente sulla spiaggia di Cannes, urlando: "Aiuto, aiuto, mio figlio dottore sta annegando". ROAD RAGE Si chiama così la crisi di aggressività che travolge molte persone alla guida di un'auto. Succede a chi interpreta le scorrettezze di un altro auto112 mobilista come un'offesa deliberata e personale.

Epicuro invitava a prendere in considerazione "le verità che non cadono sotto i sensi", e dobbiamo seguire il suo consiglio. Noi, per come è fatto il nostro sistema neuropsichico, non abbiamo alcuna notizia, alcuna informazione, né alcuna coscienza delle cause che portano alle nostre decisioni. è come se non ci fossero; non le "vediamo". L'Io non le percepisce, e allora, scrive Spinoza nell'Etica, "gli uomini si credono liberi soltanto perché sono consapevoli delle loro azioni e inconsapevoli delle cause che le determinano".

Se sarà possibile riconoscerle, alla nascita di ogni bambino i genitori saranno in grado di scegliere il comportamento giusto da adottare con lui. Per la verità, Pavlov ha individuato diversi tipi di sistema nervoso con diverse caratteristiche, e alcuni esperti neurologi e pediatri sostengono di saperli riconoscere nei primi giorni di vita di un bambino. Ma l'opinione degli psicobiologi è che si tratti di fenomeni più complessi, non ancora chiariti. In attesa di progressi in questo campo, non resta che raccomandare attenzione e prudenza.

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