What you feel inside your body

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A note for Lesson no. 4, "Your Brain Predicts (Almost) Everything You Do," in Seven and a Half Lessons About the Brain by Lisa Feldman Barrett.
Some context from page 70 is:

...your brain also constructs what you feel inside your body.

See these references.[1][2][3][4]

See also


  1. Barrett, Lisa Feldman. 2017. How Emotions are Made: The Secret Life of the Brain, chapter 4. New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
  2. Barrett, Lisa F., and W. Kyle Simmons. 2015. "Interoceptive Predictions in the Brain." Nature Reviews Neuroscience 16 (7): 419-429.
  3. Kleckner, Ian R., Jiahe Zhang, Alexandra Touroutoglou, Lorena Chanes, Chengie Xia, W. Kyle Simmons, Karen S. Quigley, Brad C. Dickerson, and Lisa Feldman Barrett. 2017. "Evidence For a Large-Scale Brain System Supporting Allostasis and Interoception in Humans." Nature Human Behavior 1 (5): 1–14.
  4. Tan, Linette Liqi, Patric Pelzer, Celine Heinl, Wannan Tang, Vijayan Gangadharan, Herta Flor, Rolf Sprengel, Thomas Kuner, and Rohini Kuner. 2017. “A Pathway From Midcingulate Cortex To Posterior Insula Gates Nociceptive Hypersensitivity.” Nature Neuroscience 20 (11): 1591–1604.