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Author Redish, A. David.
Title The mind within the brain : how we make decisions and how those decisions go wrong / A. David Redish.
Publication Info. New York : Oxford University Press, [2013]
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOKS-DDA    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: -- Decisions and the brain -- 1 What is a decision? -- 2 The tale of the thermostat -- 3 The definition of value -- 4 Value, euphoria, and the do-it-again signal -- 5 Risk and reward -- The decision-making system -- 6 Multiple Decision-making systems -- 7 Reflexes -- 8 Emotion and the Pavlovian action-selection system -- 9 Deliberation -- 10 The habits of our lives -- 11 Integrating Information -- 12 The stories we tell -- 13 Motivation -- 14 The tradeoff between exploration and exploitation -- 15 Self-control -- The brain with a mind of its own -- 16 The physical mind -- 17 Imagination -- 18 Addiction -- 19 Gambling and behavioral addictions -- 20 PTSD -- 21 Computational psychiatry -- The human condition -- 22 What makes us human? -- 23 The science of morality -- 24 The conundrum of robotics -- Epilogue -- Appendix -- A Information processing in neurons -- B Gleaning information from the brain -- C Content-addressable memory -- Bibliography.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Decision making.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9780199891887 0199891885 (DLC) 2012046214
ISBN 0199891893 (electronic bk.)
9780199891894 (electronic bk.)
9780199891887 (hardback)
0199891885 (hardback)
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