Medicine · Neuroscience

António Damásio

“When you have an emotion you are recruiting a variety of mechanisms that came in the long history of evolution, long before emotions arose, and those mechanisms all had to do with how an organism manages its life.”

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António Damásio studied medicine at the Medical Faculty of the University of Lisbon, where he also completed his residency rotation and completed his doctorate. Currently, he is David Dornsife Professor of Neuroscience, and Director of the Brain and Creativity Institute at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles.

Trained as both neurologist and neuroscientist, Damásio has made seminal contributions to the understanding of brain processes underlying emotions, feelings, and consciousness. His work on the role of affect in the process of decision-making has made a major impact in neuroscience and psychology and has been distinguished with the Grawemeyer Award in 2014 and the Honda Prize in 2010.

He is the author of numerous scientific articles and the recipient of many awards as the Prince of Asturias Prize in Science and Technology in 2005.

Damásio is a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the Bavarian Academy of Sciences, and the European Academy of Sciences and Arts, among others. He holds Honorary Doctorates from the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in 2011 and, the Sorbonne, Université Paris Descartes, in 2015.

Damásio has discussed his research and ideas in several books, among them Descartes’ Error, The Feeling of What Happens, Looking for Spinoza and Self Comes to Mind, which are translated worldwide and taught in many universities.

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