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Altered egos : how the brain creates the self

Author: Todd E Feinberg
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
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How does the brain create the self? After looking at patients who have undergone a change in the brain that transforms the boundaries of the self, the author presents a model of the self that links  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Todd E Feinberg
ISBN: 019513625X 9780195136258 0195152425 9780195152425 9780195109641 0195109643
OCLC Number: 223405066
Description: viii, 205 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction: Soul Searching ; 2. Deconstructing the Self ; 3. Missing Pieces, Familiar Places ; 4. Mything Persons ; 5. Auto-Bodies ; 6. Keeping it All Together ; 7. Journey to the Center of the Mind ; 8. The Nested Hierarchy of the Self and Mind ; 9. Being and Brain ; 10. The Living Mind
Responsibility: Todd E. Feinberg.
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