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hot prefrontal cortex

hot prefrontal cortex


 I’m  not thinking clearly today

... biological individuality concepts, cognition, symbiosis, decision making, network science

'What's on your mind?  - I've evolved in shared relationships 

"decisions are the result of complex cognitive processes”

The decision-making process is regarded as a continuous process integrated into the interaction with the environment.

So, there isn’t a shift between - I & "environment" 

the between is ___________________ ambiguous

I don't seem to have the best knowledge about me my - / is it my body or "me". Then, is it -"my" - body?

Many parts of my brain are working – and I'm not even trying — I can’t stop them

________ cognitive and _______________ behavioural

______________________________ complex biological systems, 

What should I ask to understand 

What an individual is and why?

  • bacterial colonies & shared evolution, microbiome etc

Sometimes I ask my partner to place his hand on my forehead, it feels good. 

Getting into complex cognitive processes

  • “The plant-soil microbiome is the dynamic community of microorganisms associated with plants and soil. This community includes bacteria, archaea, and fungi.

  • Single-cell organism's memories twist our understanding of intelligent life · Slime mould memory holds clues to animal intelligence.”


Conceptual understanding is a key aspect of learning.



"why. One reason for this disagreement is that the many important biological individuality concepts serve very different purposes - defining, classifying, or explaining the living structure, function, interaction, persistence, or evolution."

I forgot what I was reading.

"many important biological individuality concepts serve very different purposes: defining, classifying, or explaining the living structure, function, interaction, persistence, or evolution."

_________________ the study of life.

"As we will see, although the biology of the past can seem very different from today's cutting-edge work, the underlying ideas laid down in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries—about the diversity and extinction of life, about our own place in nature, and about the consequences of our intervening into nature (or the lack of such consequences)—still profoundly shape today's life sciences, even as the crises of our time require that we rethink these ideas fundamentally." 


“how past ideas about diversity and extinction, scientific and medical intervention, and key concepts such as infection and information have shaped present-day assumptions and attitudes about biology and human nature.”


What assumptions about nature and science are embedded in the different ways of making visible?

Seeing inside the body - 

individuality and the understanding of compound organisms

relative individuality? 


Can (over)thinking make your head hot?

The body releases stress hormones that send blood to the muscles and increase circulation __________________________ As a result, a person may feel unexpectedly hot ________________________________if caught off guard by anxiety or stress, or if they are experiencing a panic attack.

The increased mental activity needs increased cellular metabolism, and heat is a byproduct of that metabolism.¨

My body has many thermoregulatory functions that would seek then to return the brain to average temperature. 


I cherish copying. All my thoughts are naturally borrowed. For this spurt of shared thinking, I need to thank at least Lynn K. Nyhart, the search engine, Scott Lidgard, Wikipedia, and so many other sources liable and less liable.

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