Monday, 2 January 2017

Scientists say your “mind” isn’t confined to your brain, or even your body

 “I thought how isolated we all are (in America) and how disconnected we feel,” he says. “In our modern society we have this belief that mind is brain activity and this means the self, which comes from the mind, is separate and we don’t really belong. But we’re all part of each others’ lives. The mind is not just brain activity. When we realize it’s this relational process, there’s this huge shift in this sense of belonging.”