The Nature of Consciousness

Piero Scaruffi

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These are excerpts and elaborations from my book "The Nature of Consciousness"

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Aggleton, John: THE AMYGDALA (Wiley-Liss, 1992)

Birbaumer, Niles, Ohman, Arne & Lang, Peter: THE STRUCTURE OF EMOTION (Hogrefe & Huber, 1993)

Birdwhistell, Ray: Kinesics and Context (University of Pennsylvania Press, 1970)

Buck, Ross: THE COMMUNICATION OF EMOTION (Guilford Press, 1984)

Damasio, Antonio: THE FEELING OF WHAT HAPPENS (Harcourt Brace, 1999)

Damasio, Antonio: DESCARTES' ERROR (G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1995)

Damasio, Antonio: LOOKING FOR SPINOZA (Harcourt, 2003)

Darwin, Charles: The Expression of Emotions in Man and Animals (1872)

DeSousa, Ronald: THE RATIONALITY OF EMOTION (MIT Press, 1987)

Ekman, Paul: THE NATURE OF EMOTION (Oxford Univ Press, 1994)

Elster, Jon: ALCHEMIES OF THE MIND (Cambridge Univ Press, 2000)

Frijda, Nico: THE EMOTIONS (1986)

Frijda, Nico: THE LAWS OF EMOTION (Lawrence Erlbaum, 2006)

Fromm, Rich: THE FORGOTTEN LANGUAGE (1951)

Geertz,  Clifford: THE INTERPRETATION OF CULTURES (1973)

Gladwell, Malcolm: BLINK (Brown and Co, 2005)

Goldie, Peter: THE EMOTIONS (Oxford Univ Press, 2000)

Goldstein Kurt: THE ORGANISM: A HOLISTIC APPROACH TO BIOLOGY (USA Book, 1934)

Goleman, Daniel: EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE (Bantam, 1995)

Greenspan, Patricia: EMOTIONS AND REASONS (Routledge, 1988)

Griffiths, Paul: WHAT EMOTIONS REALLY ARE (Univ. of Chicago Press, 1997)

Harre, Rom: THE SOCIAL CONSTRUCTION THEORY OF EMOTIONS (Blackwell, 1986)

Hobson, Allan: THE CHEMISTRY OF CONSCIOUS STATES (Little & Brown, 1994)

Hoffman, Martin: EMPATHY AND MORAL DEVELOPMENT (Cambridge University Press, 2000)

James, William: PRINCIPLES OF PSYCHOLOGY (1890)

Jauregui Jose: EL ORDENADOR CEREBRAL/ THE EMOTIONAL COMPUTER (1990)

Kleitman, Nathaniel: SLEEP AND WAKEFULNESS  (1939)

Klopf, Harry: THE HEDONISTIC NEURON (Hemisphere, 1982)

Laird, James: FEELINGS (Oxford University Press, 2007)

Lane, Ricahrd & Nadel Lynn: COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE OF EMOTION (Oxford Univ Press, 2000)

Lazarus, Richard: EMOTION AND ADAPTATION (Oxford Univ Press, 1991)

Lazarus, Richard & Lazarus Bernice: PASSION AND REASON (Oxford Univ Press, 1994)

LeDoux, Joseph: THE EMOTIONAL BRAIN (Simon & Schuster, 1996)

Lutz, Catherine: UNNATURAL EMOTIONS (Univ of Chicago Press, 1988)

Mandler, George: MIND AND BODY (Norton, 1984)

Noe, Alva: ACTION IN PERCEPTION (MIT Press, 2005)

Oatley Keith & Jenkins Jennifer: UNDERSTANDING EMOTIONS (Blackwell, 1996)

Ortony, Andrew, Clore Gerald & Collins Allan: THE COGNITIVE STRUCTURE OF EMOTIONS (Cambridge Univ Press, 1988)

Panksepp, Jaak: AFFECTIVE NEUROSCIENCE (Oxford Univ Press, 1988)

Picard, Rosalind: AFFECTIVE COMPUTING (MIT Press, 1997)

Prinz, Jesse: GUT REACTIONS (Oxford Univ Press, 2004)

Robinson, Jenefer: DEEPER THAN REASON (Oxford Univ Press, 2005)

Rolls, Edmund: THE BRAIN AND EMOTION (Oxford Univ Press, 1999)

Salovey, Peter & Mayer, John: EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE (Dude, 2004)

Scherer, Klaus:  EXPERIENCING EMOTION (Cambridge Univ Press, 1986)

Scherer, Klaus:  A BLUEPRINT FOR AFFECTIVE COMPUTING (Oxford Univ Press, 2010)

Solomon, Robert: TRUE TO OUR FEELINGS (Oxford Univ Press, 2007)

Stenning, Keith: SEEING REASON (Oxford Univ Press, 2002)

Stevens, Anthony : Private Myths: Dreams and Dreaming ()

Wundt, Wilhelm: OUTLINE OF PSYCHOLOGY (Entgelmann, 1896)

Zajonc, Robert: FEELING AND THINKING (1980)