"So taking a breath in through our nose can control our brain signals and lead to improved emotional and memory processing, but what about the out-breath? As mentioned earlier, slow, steady breathing activates the calming part of our nervous system, and slows our heart rate, reducing feelings of anxiety and stress."
Category: The Brain – Neuroscience
Science, Superstition and Beliefs
One of the wonderful things about living in the 21st century, is that scientific research relating to the human body and mind has begun to, in some cases prove... and in other cases debunk, many of the speculative theories about our view of the human body and mind which have been passed down to us… Continue reading Science, Superstition and Beliefs
Chemicals ‘repair damaged neurons in mice’ – BBC report
Interesting article on cognitive decline and aging. https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-47234787
The Brain – Brainwaves
Memory – how accurate are our memories?
Stress, Tension and Depression – The Bodies Trick…..
i would venture to say that virtually all our “mental and emotional stress” and “discomfort” are actually due to body stress and discomfort. In the coming years, i believe it will become more and more obvious that our human “feelings” and “emotions” are largely nothing more than “intellectualized” body feelings. So, although we… Continue reading Stress, Tension and Depression – The Bodies Trick…..
The effects of Meditation
Zazen training and Gamma Waves - Brain Synchrony https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/zen-gamma/
The Brain – Summary of functions
https://mayfieldclinic.com/pe-anatbrain.htm (A summary from the above website) Summary: Overview CNS - Central Nervous System - Brain and Spinal Cord PNS - Peripheral Nervous System - spinal nerves that branch from the spinal cord and cranial nerves that branch from the brain The brain is an amazing three-pound organ that controls all functions of the body,… Continue reading The Brain – Summary of functions