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Davidson, Richard J.

Works: 101 works in 407 publications in 4 languages and 14,402 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Educational films 
Roles: Author, Editor, Narrator, Publishing director, Other, Speaker, led
Classifications: BF531, 153
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Richard J Davidson
The emotional life of your brain : how its unique patterns affect the way you think, feel, and live--and how you can change them by Richard J Davidson( Book )

25 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book the author, a pioneer in brain research offers an entirely new model of our emotions, their origins, their power, and their malleability. For more than thirty years, the author has been at the forefront of brain research. Now he gives us an entirely new model for understanding our emotions, as well as practical strategies we can use to change them. He has discovered that personality is composed of six basic emotional "styles," including resilience, self-awareness, and attention. Our emotional fingerprint results from where on the continuum of each style we fall. He explains the brain chemistry that underlies each style in order to give us a new model of the emotional brain, one that will even go so far as to affect the way we treat conditions like autism and depression. And, finally, he provides strategies we can use to change our own brains and emotions if that is what we want to do. By giving us a new and useful way to look at ourselves, we can develop a sense of well-being, and live more meaningful lives
The nature of emotion : fundamental questions by Paul Ekman( Book )

15 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The editors of this unique volume have selected 24 leading emotion theorists and asked them to address 12 fundamental questions about the subject of emotion. For example; Are there basic emotions? How do you distinguish emotions from moods, temperament, and emotional traits? Can we control our emotions? Can emotions be non-conscious? What is the relation between emotion and memory? What develops in emotional development? Each chapter addresses a different one of these fundamental questions about emotion, with often divergent answers from several of leading researchers represented here: James Averill, Gordon Bower, Linda Camras, Lee Clark, Gerald Clore, Richard Davidson, Judy Dunn, Paul Ekman, Phoebe Ellsworth, Nico Frijda, Hill Goldsmith, Jeffrey Gray, Carroll Izard, Jerome Kaga, Richard Lazarus, Joseph Le Doux, Robert Levenson, Jaak Panksepp, Mary Rothbart, Klaus Shere, Richard Shweder, David Watson, and Robert Zajonc. At the end of each chapter, the editors--Ekman and Davidson--highlight the areas of agreement and disagreement about each of the 12 questions about emotion. In the final chapter, Affective Science: A Research Agenda, the editors describe the research they believe would help answer each of the questions. Not a textbook offering a single viewpoint, The Nature of Emotion, uniquely reveals the central issues in emotion research and theory in the words of many of the leading scientists working in the field today. It is ideal for students, researchers, and clinicians interested in emotion
Handbook of affective sciences by Richard J Davidson( Book )

30 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume is a comprehensive roadmap to the burgeoning area of affective sciences, which now spans several disciplines. The Handbook brings together, for the first time, the various strands of inquiry and latest research in the scientific study of the relationship between the mechanisms of the brain and the psychology of mind. In recent years, scientists have made considerable advances in understanding how brain processes shape emotions and are changed by human emotion. Drawing on a wide range of neuroimaging techniques, neuropsychological assessment, and clinical research, scientists are beginning to understand the biological mechanisms for emotions. As a result, researchers are gaining insight into such compelling questions as: How do people experience life emotionally? Why do people respond so differently to the same experiences? What can the face tell us about internal states? How does emotion in significant social relationships influence health? Are there basic emotions common to all humans? This volume brings together the most eminent scholars in the field to present, in sixty original chapters, the latest research and theories in the field.; The book is divided into ten sections: Neuroscience; Autonomic Psychophysiology; Genetics and Development; Expression; Components of Emotion; Personality; Emotion and Social Processes; Adaptation, Culture, and Evolution; Emotion and Psychopathology; and Emotion and Health. This major new volume will be an invaluable resource for researchers that will define affective sciences for the next decade
The Psychobiology of consciousness by Julian M Davidson( Book )

14 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1 Introduction: The Scientific Study of Human Consciousness in Psychobiological Perspective.- References.- 2 Consciousness and Information Processing: A Biocognitive Perspective.- 1. Introduction.- 2. A Brief Historical Overview.- 2.1. Biological Constraints on Learning Processes.- 2.2. Growth of the Developmental-Maturational Perspective.- 2.3. Constructive Nature of Perceptual Processes.- 2.4. Self-Regulation.- 3. Consciousness, Unconsciousness, and Biocognitive Structures.- 3.1. The Nature of the Unconscious.- 3.2. The Transition to Consciousness.- 3.3. Some Possible Functions of Consciousn
The mind's own physician : a scientific dialogue with the Dalai Lama on the healing power of meditation by Jon Kabat-Zinn( Book )

21 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Draws on studies with leading neuroscience researchers and the Dalai Lama to examine the health benefits of meditation, in a transcript of a scientific conference at Washington, D.C.'s Mind and Life Institute that explores the mind's capacity for influencing physical disease
Consciousness and self-regulation : advances in research by Gary E Schwartz( )

41 editions published between 1976 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Preface to the third volume, we described the evolution of this Series and the changes that have taken place in the field since the first volume appeared. The contents of the current volume continue the com mitment to a broadly based perspective on research related to con sciousness and self-regulation which was embodied in the previous three volumes. Chapters are included which consider the role of con sciousness in cognitive theory and clinical phenomena. Several of the contributions to this volume are concerned with the nature of self-reg ulation and the role of conscious processing in the mediation of self regulated behavior. Most of the authors adopt a psychobiological ap proach to their subject matter. Our selection of contributors with a bias toward this approach reflects our own views that the psychobiological approach is a very fruitful one and that the "architecture" of the nervous system places important constraints on the types of theories that are possible in this emerging area. While the subject matter of the chapters in this volume is quite diverse, the contributions are united by their emphasis on the impor tance of consciousness and/or self-regulation in the understanding of behavior and experience. We have selected what we believe is repre sentative of the best theory and research in the diverse areas which bear on the theme of this series, maintaining a balance between basic and clinical research
Brain asymmetry by Richard J Davidson( Book )

18 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visions of compassion : Western scientists and Tibetan Buddhists examine human nature by Richard J Davidson( Book )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Publisher-supplied data) This book examines how Western behavioral science--which has generally focused on negative aspects of human nature--holds up to cross-cultural scrutiny, in particular the Tibetan Buddhist celebration of the human potential for altruism, empathy, and compassion. Resulting from a meeting between the Dalai Lama, leading Western scholars, and a group of Tibetan monks, this volume includes excerpts from these extraordinary dialogues as well as engaging essays exploring points of difference and overlap between the two perspectives
The asymmetrical brain by Kenneth Hugdahl( Book )

22 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Research on brain asymmetry, with particular emphasis on findings made possible by recent advances in neuroimaging
Consciousness, brain, states of awareness, and mysticism by Daniel Goleman( Book )

7 editions published between 1969 and 1979 in English and Dutch and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Psychobiology of affective development by NATHAN A FOX( Book )

11 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anxiety, depression, and emotion by Wisconsin Symposium on Emotion( Book )

21 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Anxiety, Depression, and Emotion is part of the Series in Affective Science. Among the subjects it highlights are: the neural substrates of affective style in normal subjects and individuals with anxiety and depression, developmental antecedents of anxiety and mood disorders, the emotional bases of personality disorders, and the contribution of animal research to understanding the neural substrates of anxiety and depression." "This volume will be of broad interest to students of emotion, clinical psychologists and psychiatrists, and scientists who study anxiety and depression. It will also benefit all those who have ever wondered about emotional processes and disorders."--Jacket
The emotional life of your brain : how its unique patterns affect the way you think, feel, and live-and how you can change them by Richard J Davidson( Recording )

10 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard J. Davidson gives readers a new model for understanding emotions, as well as practical strategies to change them. Personality is composed of six basic emotional 'styles, ' including resilience, self-awareness, and attention. He explains the brain chemistry that underlies each style to give a new model of the emotional brain, one that will go so far as to affect the treatment of autism and depression. And, finally, he provides strategies to change ones brain and emotions if they so desire
Free the mind by Phie Ambo( Visual )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles the pioneering work of renowned psychologist Richard Davidson, who, by studying the practices of Tibetan monks and others, found that it is possible to rewire the brain through meditation and mental training exercises. The film explores the intersection between modern neuroscience and ancient contemplative practices, as well as deeper questions about the nature of consciousness and how it manifests in the brain and body
Start here : master the lifelong habit of well-being by Eric Langshur( Recording )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imagine being less stressed, more focused, and happier every day of your life. Start Here outlines a program designed to help you do just that by cross-training the skill of lifelong well-being. If given the choice, we would all choose to be less stressed, to feel happier, and to experience a more optimal state of well-being. So why are these outcomes so hard to achieve? The answer is quite simple: no one has taught us how. It turns out that, just as you train your body for fitness, you can train your mind for well-being. We call this Life Cross Training (Life XT), and Start Here is the manual for anyone seeking to achieve emotional fitness. Combining ancient wisdom with modern neuroscience from the world's leading experts, Life XT is a groundbreaking training program to master the art of well-being. The program teaches practices proven to rewire the brain for increased focus, engagement, and resilience to stress. By offering specific practices, habits, and assessments to manage your training and by helping to build up core skills such as mindfulness, gratitude, and compassion, authors Eric Langshur and Nate Klemp lay out a thorough and sustainable program that anyone can integrate into their daily lives. With Start Here, you willfeel less anxious, distracted, and overwhelmed, and more focused; increase your productivity; feel a stronger sense of meaning and contribution; and build stronger relationships with family, friends, and coworkers. These are benefits we all seek and can all experience by cross-training with the scientifically validated practices presented in this book. Want to become less stressed, more emotionally fulfilled, and more in harmony with the world that surrounds you? Start here
Consciousness, the brain, states of awareness, and alternate realities( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Neuropsychological perspectives on affective and anxiety disorders( Book )

10 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ironically, in spite of the label "affective disorders", research on affective disorders has little to say about just what is disordered about emotion in these illnesses. One major purpose of this Special Issue is to begin to raise this question as a legitimate domain of inquiry in studies of emotion and psychopathology. A goal of this Special issue is to foster increased integration between research on the neural mechanisms underlying normal emotion and disordered emotion in depression and anxiety-related illnesses. A central concept that figures prominently in this collection of articles is the importance of individual differences in different components of affective processes. Brain circuitry that underlies such differences in affective style offers great promise in providing a biologically plausible way of parsing the affect domain and developing a theoretically compelling taxonomy of mechanisms that give rise to vulnerability to affective and anxiety disorders."--Jacket
Mijn brein is niet jouw brein : begrijp je gevoelens en verander je leven by Richard J Davidson( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in Dutch and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beschrijving van zes emotionele basispatronen en de mogelijkheden om deze te beïnvloeden
Emociones destructivas : un diálogo científico con el Dalai-Lama by Daniel Goleman( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Qué son las emociones destructivas? : la perspectiva occidental / Alan Wallace, Owen Flanagan / - Una psicología budista / Matthieu Ricard / - La anatomía de las aflicciones mentales / Alan Wallace, Thupten Jinpa / Las emociones en la vida cotidiana : la universalidad de las emociones / Paul Ekman / - El cultivo del equilibrio emocional / Kusalicitto / - Las ventanas del cerebro : la neurociencia de la emoción / Richard Davidson / - Nuestro potencial para el cambio - El dominio de las habilidades emocionales : la influencia de la cultura / Jeanne Tsai / La educación del corazón / Mark Greenberg / Alentando la compasión - Razones para el optimismo : el estudio científico de la conciencia / Francisco Varela / El cerebro proteico / Richard Davidson
Consciousness and Self-Regulation : Volume 3: Advances in Research and Theory by Richard J Davidson( )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The emotional life of your brain : how its unique patterns affect the way you think, feel, and live--and how you can change them
Alternative Names
Davidson, Richard

Richard Davidson Amerikaans neurowetenschapper

Richard Davidson amerikanischer Psychologe

Richard Davidson psicólogo estadounidense

Дэвидсон, Ричард

ریچارد دیویدسن

데이비드슨, 리처드

デビッドソン, リチャード


English (269)

Spanish (6)

Chinese (5)

Dutch (2)

The nature of emotion : fundamental questionsHandbook of affective sciencesThe mind's own physician : a scientific dialogue with the Dalai Lama on the healing power of meditationBrain asymmetryVisions of compassion : Western scientists and Tibetan Buddhists examine human natureThe asymmetrical brainConsciousness, brain, states of awareness, and mysticismAnxiety, depression, and emotion