Category - ~ Cognition

Resolving Post Traumatic Stress

A compilation of reflections written by Sharon, Mary, Pamela, Lori, Brea and Shannon combined and adapted to make one narrative. (These people are Masgutova NeuroMotor Reflex Integration Core Specialists, complied by Pamela Curlee) “We’re a...

Emotional Freedom Technique

Emotional Freedom Technique EFT is a widely recognized tool for better integration of cognitive functions at many different levels, including the energetic body, emotion, and even analytic thought. Our visceral cognition is particularly...

Cognition and Autism

Neurons distill sensory information from the body and from remembered patterns, and presents the result as thought. It is widely recognized that thought is the effect of the harmonization of synaptic firing. A group of neurons fire within a...

Fine Motor Control

Our human skills and capabilities primarily emerge from the largest and most evolutionarily recent parts of our brains, which are collectively called the Neo-Cortex. These abilities are learned behaviors. When we learn a skill, essentially what...

Linear Movement

SYMMETRICAL AND CROSS LATERAL LOCOMOTIVE REFLEX FUNCTION Locomotor Reflexes are the primitive mechanisms that combine to move us forward (or backward). In some manner, we share these systems with all animals. These are dominantly Proprioceptive...

Visceral Reflexes and Behavior

Visceral reflexes are the most ancient cognitive mechanisms present in the human body. These reflexes regulate internal processes such as digestion and the function of the liver, processes which collectively are known as Homeostasis. Optimally...

Baby Moves

Babies (DVD): Culture has a profound influence on the developmental trajectory of infants. Although somewhat obvious, it is highly educational to observe how setting and attitudes define the opportunities for growing children. The documentary...

Babies are Scientists

Over the last 30 years it has come to be accepted that very small children have abstract, structured, coherent, causal representations of the world around them - representations that are similar to scientific theories. They use those...

Adrenal Fatigue

When our ancestors noticed a tiger sitting in a tree, ready to pounce upon them, their bodies knew exactly what to do. The body instantly passed through its freeze response and initiated its self defense mechanisms for fight or flight...

Headaches

Here is an interesting poster put out by Mt Saini Hospital on Headaches. It is interesting to note that they are now acknowledging that Manual Therapy manipulations are effective at managing headaches. However, the way Touch Therapy is...