Perception, emotions and delusions: Revisiting the Capgras Delusion


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Elisabeth Pacherie
Institut Jean Nicod
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The paper discusses the role affective factors may play in explaining why, in Capgras'delusion, the delusional belief once formed is maintained and argues that there is an important link between the modularity of the relevant emotional system and the persistence of the delusional belief.
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