As humans, we perceive feelings from our bodies that relate our state of well-being,
our energy and stress levels, our mood and disposition. How do we have these feelings?
What neural processes do they represent? Recent functional anatomical work has detailed
an afferent neural system in primates and in humans that represents all aspects of
the physiological condition of the physical body. This system constitutes a representation
of 'the material me', and might provide a foundation for subjective feelings, emotion