Antonio Damasio on Self Comes to Mind

Watch this series of videos of Antonio Damasio, author of Self Comes to Mind (11/9), as he describes the inspiration behind the book and reflects on how consciousness is created.

Antonio Damasio is the director of the University of Southern California’s Brain and Creativity Institute. Damasio’s books include Descartes’ Error: Emotion, Reason, and the Human Brain; The Feeling of What Happens: Body and Emotion in the Making of Consciousness (named one of the ten best books of the year by the New York Times Book Review); and Looking for Spinoza: Joy, Sorrow, and the Feeling Brain. He lives in Los Angeles.