Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Theoretical Considerations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. György Ádám
      Pages 3-6
    3. György Ádám
      Pages 7-16
    4. György Ádám
      Pages 17-27
  3. Basic Physiological Mechanisms

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 29-29
    2. György Ádám
      Pages 31-35
  4. Visceral Sensation and Perception

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 71-71
    2. György Ádám
      Pages 87-102
  5. Visceroception: Constituent of Special Senses

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 117-117
    2. György Ádám
      Pages 119-133
    3. György Ádám
      Pages 135-159
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 169-232

About this book


Author Gyorgy Adam maintains there is a type of sensory system active within the internal organs that appears to be, in some measure, independent of the traditional senses. Variously termed viscerosensory perception, internal perception, or internal cognition, this system operates largely outside of consciousness. Adam employs the extensive data he has gathered over many years to demonstrate how "hidden" internal signals originating in the alimentary tract, the cardiovascular system, and the kidneys may influence emotional states. Visceral Perception is the only comprehensive treatment of this elusive subject.


cognition emotion evolution perception receptor

Authors and affiliations

  • György Ádám
    • 1
  1. 1.Eötvös Loránd UniversityBudapestHungary

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