Life Is but a Dream: "Descartes' Error: Emotion, Reason and the Human Brain" by António R. Damásio (Original Review, 1994-11-17) Dave Chalmers did a great job of making consciousness popular but his own view was 400 years out of date. Reason never had a stronger advocate than Descartes. Descartes' error: emotion, reason, and the human brain User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Review of Antonio Damasio’s Descartes’ Error: Emotion, Reason, and the Human Brain. Vol. Antonio Damasio, a respected behavioral neurologist at the University of Iowa, has made important contributions to the understanding of vision, memory and language. Descartes' Error: Emotion, Reason, and the Human Brain is a book by neurologist António Damásio which discusses the mind and body question. 5 Nº 2; 173 - 178 Cuadernos de Neuropsicología Panamerican Journal of Neuropshychology ISSN: 0718 - 4123 Book Review EL ERROR DE DESCARTES 1 La emoción, la razón y el cerebro Humano David Alberto Quebradas Angrino 2 El alma y el cuerpo, al igual que la razón y las emociones, fueron en la modernidad grandes protagonistas de discusiones … Damasio, head of neurology at the ... Read full review In this book, Damásio proposes how emotions play an important role in the process of decision-making and also controls rationality and behaviour known as the “somatic marker hypothesis”. (1994) Descartes' Error Book Review to be completed. I think, therefore I am. Avon Books, New York, 1994. Neurologist Antonio Damasio has been interested in the relationship between cognition and emotion for a long time. Books Best Sellers & more Top New Releases Deals in Books School Books Textbooks Books Outlet Children's Books Calendars & Diaries Audible Audiobooks Descartes' Error: Emotion, Reason and the Human Brain and over 8 million other books are available for Amazon Kindle . Book Review-Descartes’ Error: Emotion, Reason and the Human Brain June 22, 2020 / in Book Review, Psychology / by Robert Bogue. Book Review: Damasio, A. The idea that the mind exists as a distinct entity from the body has profoundly influenced Western culture since Descartes proclaimed, "I think, therefore I am."