Antonio Damasio

ANTONIO R. DAMASIO, M.D. Ph.D is the David Dornsife Professor of Neuroscience and Director, Brain and Creativity Institute, at the University of Southern California, where he studies the fundamental mechanisms of cognition and cognitive and behavioral disturbances caused by diseases of central nervous systems Damasio was elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences in 1999 and has been the recipient of numerous honors worldwide.

He is the author of The Feeling of What Happens: Body and Emotion in the Making of Consciousness; Descartes' Error: Emotion, Reason, and the Human Brain; and Looking for Spinoza: Joy, Sorrow, and the Feeling Brain.

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Antonio Damasio's Home Page
Brain and Creativity Institute
Dana & David Dornsife Cognitive Neuroscience Imaging Center