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The Emotional Foundations of Personality: A Neurobiological and Evolutionary Approach
Davis, Kenneth L. and Jaak Panksepp | Foreword by Mark Solms
Norton Professional Books / Hardcover / 2018-03-01 / 0393710572
Emotions / Neuroscience
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416 pages
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A novel approach to understanding personality, based on evidence that we share more than we realize with other mammals.

This book presents the wealth of scientific evidence that our personality emerges from evolved primary emotions shared by all mammals. Yes, your dog feels love—and many other things too. These subcortically generated emotions bias our actions, alter our perceptions, guide our learning, provide the basis for our thoughts and memories, and become regulated over the course of our lives.

Understanding personality development from the perspective of mammals is a groundbreaking approach, and one that sheds new light on the ways in which we as humans respond to life events, both good and bad.

Jaak Panksepp, famous for discovering laughter in rats and for creating the field of affective neuroscience, died in April 2017. This book forms part of his lasting legacy and impact on a wide range of scientific and humanistic disciplines. It will be essential reading for anyone trying to understand how we act in the world, and the world’s impact on us.

About the Authors:

Ken Davis completed his PhD under Jaak Panksepp at Bowling Green State University; they worked on an assessment and theory of personality for twenty years.

Jaak Panksepp, PhD, (1943-2017) was the Baily Endowed Chair of Animal Well-Being Science at Washington State University's College of Veterinary Medicine, emeritus Distinguished Professor in the Department of Psychology at Bowling Green State University, and the Head of Northwestern University's Falk Center for Molecular Therapeutics.

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