One of the principal researchers profiled in Daniel Goleman's Emotional Intelligence, LeDoux is a leading authority in the field of neural science. In this provocative book, he explores the brain mechanisms underlying our emotions mechanisms that are only now being revealed.
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"Joseph LeDoux is a superb guide to that ultimate frontier in understanding our emotional life, the brain."
Daniel Goldman, author of Emotional Intelligence
"The Emotional Brain is an excellent introduction to the strange history of the neurobiology of emotion and a preview of what lies ahead."
Antonio R. Damasio, Scientific American
"Engrossing and engaging..."
Richard Restak, The New York Times Book Review
"Highly accessible...LeDoux's musical and literary references reveal a man clearly in touch with his own emotional feelings. All said, The Emotional Brain is a stimulating and thoughtful work and is essential reading for any serious student of human emotion."
Raymond J. Dolan, Nature
"[The Emotional Brain] is vivid and convincing in its description of the central mechanisms of emotion, and is directly applicable to understanding anxiety, the most common ingredient of emotional disorders. It's a terrifically good book."
Keith Oatley, New Scientist