This work is an eagerly awaited account of this momentous and ongoing revolution, elaborated for the general reader by two pioneers of the field. The book takes the nonspecialist reader on a guided tour through the exciting new discoveries, pointing out along the way how old psychodynamic concepts are being forged into a new scientific framework for understanding subjective experience – in health and disease.
Table of Contents
Foreword by Oliver Sacks -- Preface -- Introduction to Basic Concepts -- Mind and Brain—How do they Relate? -- Consciousness and the Unconscious -- Emotion and Motivation -- Memory and Phantasy -- Dreams and Hallucinations -- Genetic and Environmental Influences on Mental Development -- Words and Things: The Left and Right Cerebral Hemispheres -- The Self and the Neurobiology of the “Talking Cure” -- The Future and Neuro-Psychoanalysis