Mind and body, Mindody, Bodind…?

Encouraged by the somatic markers of Antonio Damasio, the mirror neuron theory and the work with the body of Bessel Van der Kolk and Pat Odgen in trauma therapy brings me to be more and more interested in neuroscience. And last week I discovered the Spanish neurologists Pascual-Leone, who made a lovely experiment: Two groups.Continue reading “Mind and body, Mindody, Bodind…?”

Fire together wire together

Some months ago I started a course in Medical Neuroscience. highly interested. I want to be able to understand what does it happen in the most recondite corners inside the body of my patients. Understand how it is possible that in 15 minutes of body work the minds can quiet and the faces show aContinue reading “Fire together wire together”

Where is the mind? Reflection after seeing a japanese psychiatric medication advert of 1970

This is a Japan advertising of 1970 for a psychiatric medication. I like it because the BODY appears on it. Not only the HEAD. If you type “Psychiatric” word, most of the images will show basically the head, the brain. Psyche is in the brain. We only think with your heads. Well I don’t believe so. IContinue reading “Where is the mind? Reflection after seeing a japanese psychiatric medication advert of 1970”