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About the Author
JOSEPH LEDOUX is the Henry and Lucy Moses Professor of Science at New York University, where he is a member of the Center for Neural Science and Department of Psychology. He directs the Emotional Brain Institute at New York University and at the Nathan Kline Institute, and is the author of Synaptic Self andThe Emotional Brain. A member of the National Academy of Sciences, LeDoux lives in Brooklyn, New York.