Cortex Virtual Special Issue - June 2015

Emotion and Decision-Making Explained: a Précis, Commentaries, and Responses

The purpose of this Virtual Special Issue of Cortex is to bring together the Précis published in Cortex of the book Emotion and Decision-Making Explained by Edmund Rolls, published by Oxford University Press in 2014, with the commentaries, and the author’s responses.

At the same time, this Virtual Special Issue of Cortex also highlights the availability of Neuronal Network Simulation Software which illustrates the operation of some types of neuronal network involved in emotion and decision-making.

All articles featured in this Virtual Special Issue have been made freely available to view until July 2016.

  1. Emotion and Decision-Making Explained: a Précis
    Edmund T. Rolls
    Cortex, Volume 59, October 2014, Pages 185–193
  2. Low roads and higher order thoughts in emotion
    Joseph LeDoux
    Cortex, Volume 59, October 2014, Pages 214–215
  3. Insular cortex as a mediator of emotion: commentary on emotion and decision-making explained
    Thomas R. Scott
    Cortex, Volume 59, October 2014, Pages 206–207
  4. Submodalities of emotion in the context of cingulate subregions
    Brent A. Vogt
    Cortex, Volume 59, October 2014, Pages 197–202
  5. Appraising value: the role of universal core values and emotions in decision-making
    Tobias Brosch and David Sander
    Cortex, Volume 59, October 2014, Pages 203–205
  6. How are innate emotions evoked?
    Taketoshi Ono and Hisao Nishijo
    Cortex, Volume 59, October 2014, Pages 194–196
  7. Integrating bottom-up internalist views of emotional feelings with top-down externalist views: might brain affective changes constitute reward and punishment effects within animal brains?
    Jaak Panksepp
    Cortex, Volume 59, October 2014, Pages 208–213
  8. Emotion and Decision-Making Explained: response to commentators
    Edmund T. Rolls
    Cortex, Volume 62, January 2015, Pages 203–210