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The Emotional Influence on Human Decision-making : On Damasio's Somatic Marker Hypothesis

Levinsson, Henrik (2004)
Department of Philosophy
Abstract
According to Damasio, emotions are essential for the decision-making process in the personal and social domain. This idea supports Damasio's ?somatic marker hypothesis?. The hypothesis is about how emotions function to guide human decision-making processes. According to Damasio the action of emotions may be an indispensable foundation for rationality and decision-making is rational.
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author
Levinsson, Henrik
supervisor
organization
year
type
H1 - Master's Degree (One Year)
subject
keywords
Damasio, Emotions, somatic marker, Philosophical anthropology, Filosofisk antropologi
language
English
id
1332722
date added to LUP
2004-01-06
date last changed
2007-12-11
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  abstract     = {According to Damasio, emotions are essential for the decision-making process in the personal and social domain. This idea supports Damasio's ?somatic marker hypothesis?. The hypothesis is about how emotions function to guide human decision-making processes. According to Damasio the action of emotions may be an indispensable foundation for rationality and decision-making is rational.},
  author       = {Levinsson, Henrik},
  keyword      = {Damasio,Emotions,somatic marker,Philosophical anthropology,Filosofisk antropologi},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {The Emotional Influence on Human Decision-making : On Damasio's Somatic Marker Hypothesis},
  year         = {2004},
}