Antonio Damasio Quotes

Antonio Damasio Quotes: Imagine, for example, birds. When they look out at the world, they have a sense that they are alive. If they are in pain, they can do something about it. If they have hunger or thirst, they can satisfy that. It's this basic feeling that there is life ticking away inside of you.
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Antonio Damasio Quote: Consciousness begins when brains acquire the power, the simple power I must add, of telling a story.
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Quotes about Antonio Damasio: Leaving out appraisal also would render the biological description of the phenomena of emotion vulnerable to the caricature that emotions without an appraisal phase are meaningless events. It would be more difficult to see how beautiful and amazingly intelligent emotions can be, and how powerfully they can solve problems for us.
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Quote about Antonio Damasio: The autobiographical self has prompted extended memory, reasoning, imagination, creativity and language. And out of that came the instruments of culture - religions, justice, trade, the arts, science, technology.
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Antonio Damasio Sayings: In 'Self Comes to Mind' I pay a lot of attention to simple creatures without brains or minds, because those 'cartooned abstractions of who we are' operate on precisely the same principles that we do.
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Antonio Damasio Saying: The problem that we, as living organisms, face - and not we only, humans, but any living organism faces - is the management of life.
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Sayings about Antonio Damasio: The autobiographical self is built on the basis of past memories and memories of the plans that we have made; it's the lived past and the anticipated future.
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