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[xmca] Luria on emotions

With the upcoming xmca discussion of Part 2 of the Special Issue on the emotions, people might like to look at Luria's book on his approach to the investigation of affect.


We just have the Preface and Introduction at the moment, but the methodological discussion here is intriguing, especially his insistence that it is only *psychological* investigation, based on detailed observation of voluntary actions and consideration of the entire system of the psychological and motor functions, and not *physiological* investigation (as in modern "neuroscience:) which can shed any light on problems of how human actvity can be "disorganised" - and in 1932, this from the guy who is virtually the founder of modern neuroscience.

*Andy Blunden*
Home Page: http://home.mira.net/~andy/
Book: http://www.brill.nl/concepts