Antonio Damasio

Neuroscientist, Author

1944 –

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Who is Antonio Damasio?

Antonio Damasio is a Portuguese-American neuroscientist/neurobiologist. He is a University Professor and David Dornsife Professor of Neuroscience at the University of Southern California, an Adjunct Professor at the Salk Institute, and the author of several books describing his scientific thinking. "As a leading neuroscientist, Damasio has dared to speculate on neurobiological data, and has offered a theory about the relationship between human emotions, human rationality, and the underlying biology."

Prior to joining USC in 2005, Damasio was M.W. Van Allen Professor and Head of Neurology at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.

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Born
Feb 25, 1944
Lisbon
Also known as
  • Antonio R. Damasio
  • António Rosa Damásio
Nationality
  • Portugal
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Lisbon
Employment
  • University of Southern California

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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