The Transforming Brain in Yoga Practice By Julian Walker Posted on August 31, 2021 #Interdisclipinary#Psychology The central mystery of human life is consciousness: the relationship between mind and body, the origin and process of subjective experience. These questions remain confounding, but this is not to say we have not come a long way. While we are by all accounts humbled in the face of both the brain’s extraordinary complexity and the completely unique nature of consciousness, the last 25 years have been a period of exponential growth in our ability to look at these questions scientifically. Of course, yogis have been inquiring into consciousness for a very long time, but this is purely from the other side of the conversation. Spiritual practice is an entirely subjective affair, whilst science seeks objective evidence. In a way, consciousness is at the junction of subjectivity and objectivity. It has simultaneously a neurobiological substrate with neuronal and biochemical correlates we are slowly but steadily identifying and brain regions that are being mapped, and a myste Become a Member To unlock this content, register now for a free membership. Learn more Read more like this #Interdisciplinary #Practice #Psychology #Traditions Light and Sound Energy medicine is in some ways very basic to all experience and yet it is something that is quite difficult to speak about. By Isa Gucciardi #Practice #Psychology Contemplative Psychotherapy: The Art and Science of Sustainable Happiness The very idea of “contemplative” psychotherapy may invoke some cognitive dissonance. By Joe Loizzo #Philosophy #Psychology #Research Positive Neuroplasticity: The Neuroscience of Minduflness The function of the nervous system is to process information, and the brain is constantly changing – both functionally and structurally – due to the information coursing through it. By Rick Hanson #Psychology #Research Healing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder with Kundalini Yoga and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy PTSD is a body/mind illness diagnosed in military and civilian populations worldwide. By Julie K. Staples Ph.D.