Interoception: The Secret Ingredient

Author: Lisa Feldman Barrett, Karen S Quigley
Conference/Journal: Cerebrum
Date published: 2021 Jul 1
Other: Volume ID: 2021 , Pages: cer-06-21 , Word Count: 56

Your brain keeps you alive and well by running a metabolic "budget" for your body. Our authors, who co-direct the Interdisciplinary Affective Science Laboratory at Northeastern University and Massachusetts General Hospital, explain how these budgetary activities, and the sensations they create inside your body, suggest surprising connections between brain, mind, body, and world.

PMID: 34650672 PMCID: PMC8493823