"A fascinating exploration into why we feel." -- Alexander Wheeler, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, University of Pennsylvania
"Finally we have a comprehensive and most importantly, readable, book that deals with the biology of emotions." -- Robert Heims, M.D., Medical Journalist, KCG-TV
"For those interested in how the brain and body combine to bring about emotions, this is a most useful book." -- Michelle Knudson, M.D., Professor, UCLA
"Readers will undoubtedly be astonished by many of the recent discoveries being made and their practical applications." -- Thomas Redfield, Ph.D., Gabbard Institute for Psychiatry
a wonderfully lucid description of the problem and addresses many important issues in the development of mood, emotion, and personality. -- Choice Magazine
About the Author
Gene Wallenstein, Ph.D., is an internationally recognized neuroscientist and expert on the biology of emotions and their disorders. He is a frequent lecturer at international conferences and has been an invited speaker at major universities, colleges, and health organizations throughout North America and Europe. Dr. Wallenstein is a member of the Society for Neuroscience, the International Brain Research Organization, the New York Academy of Sciences, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Educated at Harvard University and Florida Atlantic University, he is the recipient of major research grants from the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation, and has authored more than fifty scholarly articles, abstracts, and book chapters. He is the director of the Cognitive Neurobiology Institute in San Diego.