An Evolutionary Framework to Understand Foraging, Wanting, and Desire: The Neuropsychology of the SEEKING System

@article{Wright2012AnEF,
  title={An Evolutionary Framework to Understand Foraging, Wanting, and Desire: The Neuropsychology of the SEEKING System},
  author={Jason S. Wright and Jaak Panksepp},
  journal={Neuropsychoanalysis},
  year={2012},
  volume={14},
  pages={39 - 5}
}
The SEEKING system of mammalian brains needs to be understood from multiple scientific and clinical perspectives. SEEKING theory provides new neuropsychoanalytic perspectives for understanding the human mind and its behavioral and emotional disorders and considers dimensions of experience that have traditionally been subsumed under concepts such as “drives” and “motivations.” Historically these concepts became problematic because experimentalists and clinicians didn’t quite know what they were… 
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