For your more evolved brain to fully awaken, you have to quiet the limbic brain
It is the limbic brain
that correlates with the 'why'.
Paul MacLean, originator of the triune brain model, explains that the limbic brain
developed very early in mammalian evolution to regulate the motivations and emotions we now associate with feeding, reproduction and attachment behaviors.
A couple months into gestation, fingers sprout and elongate, and, also during that time, the early limbic brain
She explores the gap that clinical intuition fills between theory and practice, how bodies and not just brains direct our habits of thought and feeling, empathy and the mammalian limbic brain
, how play and humor can serve as a ground for intimate communication and personal agency that clinicians can utilize, the role of imagination and embodied metaphor in clinical intuition and therapeutic change, the developmental foundations for intuition in the exploration of physical and social space, and finally how clinical intuition helps develop and express wisdom that can resonate throughout our lives.
Both scopolamine and physostigmine induced blood flow changes in limbic brain
regions, but the flow pattems were different in cocaine addicts and healthy subjects.
Kara Tanaka's mesmerizing kinetic sculpture, Crushed By the Hammer of the Sun (2008), explores the transcendental possibilities of the machine by appealing to the limbic brain
with an endlessly rotating, almost dancing silk cloth.
There were "striking changes in cognitive and limbic brain
areas, providing a biological basis for the observed improvements in depression," the investigators noted.
The limbic brain
contains the mysterious realms of emotion, instinctive behavior, memory and learning.
Lathe has written a very thorough and clear book describing autism, integrating the evidence that has led him to conclude that it is a disorder of the limbic brain
, which is very sensitive to environmental toxicants, while recognizing the genetic contribution as well.
Typically, microscopic examination of stained sections of brain taken from cortical and limbic brain
regions reveals the hallmark changes of AD, namely, accumulation of intracellular neurofibrillary tangles and extracellular amyloid plaques.