Category Archives: Neurology and the brain

Thoughts on the effects of the blood supply to the brain – ‘passing out’, consciousness, the self, death, and other things – the ‘transitional experience’

Here’s a thought I had: When one ‘passes out’ blood supply is dropped in the brain.  Generally, the arterial blood supply is reduced.  In other words, it is not stopped but its pressure is reduced.  Abrupt drops in the blood supply … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the importance of spatial relations and the self – the creation of a “self-space” and its effects

One aspect of life that is seldom acknowledge or recognized is spatial relations.  I feel it is far more important than we realize.  It has great influence on the self and our relation with the world. SPACE IN GENERAL – … Continue reading

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Some initial thoughts on “neural tension”

Here’s a thought I had (some of which is speculation): I have always spoken of “neural tension”.  This refers to when a part or parts of the brain matter are as if ‘energized’.  By this I mean it is very active.  … Continue reading

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Conceiving the mind and life – “amazement”, the ‘association-centered point of view’, and the enigma of explaining life

Once I was watching a small insect fly about and was amazed that its small neural mass could do such a thing, almost as if it were a miracle.  But, as I looked about I saw many insects flying and … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on brain mass

The other day I was watching some birds maneuvering around in some trees.  I was stunned at how they perceived things so well and flew threw the branches with ease.  I’ve never seen a bird hit a branch or miss … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the ‘upper brain’ and ‘brain tone’ – the self

I’ve always wondered about ‘neural centers’.  This is the idea that certain areas of the brain are ‘centers’ for certain functions.  The neurons in this area are geared and designed for a specific function.  It seems that there is truth in … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the visual image and the ‘mind space’ of the brain

 Think of the visual images we see.  Look out and what do you see?  A tree, the sky, a building, a road.  The light from these images goes into the eye and hits the back of the eye, which send … Continue reading

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