The Heart Has Its Own “Brain” and Consciousness

2012: What's the 'real' truth?

The indigenous are far ahead of us in this understanding. ~J

Last updated on August 20, 2012 at 12:00 am EDT . . . an oldie but a goodie 🙂 ~J
by in5d Alternative News

Many believe that conscious awareness originates in the brain alone. Recent scientific research suggests that consciousness actually emerges from the brain and body acting together. A growing body of evidence suggests that the heart plays a particularly significant role in this process.

Far more than a simple pump, as was once believed, the heart is now recognized by scientists as a highly complex system with its own functional “brain.”

heart-consciousness-2Research in the new discipline of neurocardiology shows that the heart is a sensory organ and a sophisticated center for receiving and processing information. The nervous system within the heart (or “heart brain”) enables it to learn, remember, and make functional decisions independent of the brain’s cerebral cortex…

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