The Lost Self
Pathologies of the Brain and Identity
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Lost Self by Todd E. Feinberg
Book DescriptionThe Lost Self: Pathologies of the Brain and Identity is an in-depth exploration of one of the most mysterious and controversial topics in neuroscience, neurology, psychiatry and psychology - namely, the search for the biological basis of the self. The book is a guide to understanding how the brain creates who we are, and what happens when things go wrong. For the first time in a single volume, some of the foremost experts in the fields of philosophy, cognitive neuroscience, neurology, and psychology join together to explore the neurobiology of the self. They first lay the foundation for an understanding of the topic. Then they provide fascinating and detailed accounts of how the self is transformed in patients with brain lesions, autism, and dementia, as well as drug induced states, during meditation and while dreaming. Their analysis of these disorders and states is used as a springboard toward a deeper understanding of how a brain creates a self. This fascinating volume will be invaluable to neuroscientists, psychologists, psychiatrists, neurologists, and philosophers of mind, and to their students and trainees.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780195173413
(241mm x 163mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 18-Aug-2005
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Todd E. Feinberg
Biophysics of Consciousness, Hardback (October 2016)
The problem of how the brain produces consciousness, subjectivity and "something it is like to be" remains one of the greatest challenges to a complete science of the natural world.
From Axons to Identity, Hardback (September 2009)
A leading neuroscientist offers an intriguing scientific journey to understanding the neurobiology of the self.
Patient-Based Approaches to Cognitive Neuroscience, Paperback (November 2005)» View all books by Todd E. Feinberg
A review of current developments in cognitive neuroscience that integrates data from behavioral, imaging, and genetic studies of patients with research-oriented cognitive theories.
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