N T Nature: Helping Those with a Neurodiversity Enjoy Learning Again Part Ic 1 – For your own copy- contact Tricia Cook via email: firstname.lastname@example.org; @tcookedu
Introduction To Nurture Their Nature MY ELBERT: EVERYONE LEARNS BETTER EMBRACING REVOLUTIONARY TEACHING IS The first Specialized Online Coaching Curriculum. I’ve spent the last 25 years perfecting an alternative, holistic approach to helping those with learning differences, and neurodiversity including, but not limited to, Dyslexia and Neurodevelopmental differences.
The purpose of the envisioned project, My Elbert, is to provide participants with a booklet to explore epigenetic milestones that led to a diverse society, resilience, and how various experiences influence beliefs, perspective-taking along with self-efficacy, including but not limited to mindfulness and intention setting tools in K-12 advocacy for the neurodiverse teaching and learning programs. (view the “why” behind My Elbert Here…view program HERE and Resume Here ). Written BY Tricia Cook, M.Ed., RSP, AOG, Montessorian, Dyslexia and Behavioral Interventionist FREE CONSULTATION & SET BOOKING HERE: email@example.com; @tcookedu
After twenty-five years of being in education, I provide tutoring, consulting, and coaching, for children and adults, on neurodiversity including dyslexia and other neurodevelopmental differences. Over the last 15 years, I’ve observed an increasing amount of Neurodevelopmental and Historical/Generational Trauma including affective, behavioral, sensorial, cognitive, physical, mental, and spiritual difficulties and differences . As well, an increased number of people being medicated, misdiagnosed, or going undiagnosed; Note, between 1998 and 2018, the number of people diagnosed with autism has jumped by 787%. The rate of increase was greater for females, with the greatest rise in adults being diagnosed with ASD. [Retrieved from https://neurosciencenews.com/austim-rate-increase-19368/]. Therefore, I have developed a neuropedagogy studying the progeny of intergenerational emotions that includes my observations and evaluations that looks at the “whole person” using empirical science, my neurodivergent thinking, and (w)holistic wisdom.
Where learning is concerned, the “whole person” is important because people are different and so many learn and think differently. My Neuropedagogy allows Neuroscience, Psychology, and Psychopathology including Positive Psychology such as Motivational Interviewing including Self-Perception Theory, Biopsychosocial Psychology such as (W)holism approaches, Evangelical Theology such as Neuthetic Counselling, and Education including Constructivist Theory and Montessori Philosophy to come into an authentic practice. It really looks at how we all process information differently in space and interconnected time; briefly, we are all wired with dissimilarity for which each neural pathway is connected differently to process the same information that we all can receive. My current practice is a holistic approach to discovery of resilience, inner-being, spiritual-growth, and aims to learn how to stimulate new zones of the brain, and increase self-directed neuroplasticity, and atonement to create connections (neuropathways) for learning to be successful and enjoyable. Furthermore, it is targeted at naturally stimulating the brains of all types of learners, not only those with students who have learning disabilities.
The Problem: We are seeing children/adults digress with gulf-sized disconnect and low self-esteem. Each child/adult is multidimensional and ALL our systems and senses need to function equalized, activated, and balanced for learning to take place. The triune brain which is the neomammalian complex (RAS- aka neocortex), midbrain (pons- aka limbic system), and forebrain (thymus aka reptilian) is working on a downward function, which makes learning and thinking chaotic in the mind. People are using their mental and emotional bodies to learn, not their etherical body (etheric).
The Solution: When using the etherical body, ALL our faculties, systems, and senses will function equalized, activated, and balanced. The triune brain needs to be working in an upward function (no longer perform in a protective function). With a functional upward system, the child [or adult] can trust themselves and their gifts and learning uniquenesses through spiritual mindset with self-directed neuroplasticity through ABC’s and atonement meaning God awareness (eventually unity) through PYAM Daily. They’re offered the freedom arising from conditions within the brain, senses, or sense organs and not directly caused not by external stimuli but the knowing with-in themselves which is patience for understanding and trusting in their subjective, divergent mind.
A practical definition of the mind— cellular memory is a theory that the body’s cells retain memories independently from the brain. Note: Categorically distilled from a dozen scientific fields; there is a triangle system of well-being—includes how to promote a healthy memory includes: PONS, RAS, & THYMUS (including Thalamus and Gut) which promotes a healthy flow between your body, brain, and relationships of the mind and heart such as in a specific way of Autonomy & Attunement= Adaptability! What is a Subjective Mind? Subjective mind, which wants to comprehend the world by self-realization, consciousness and is open to different interpretations of same objects viewed through different lenses. [Retrieved from https://medium.com/all-things-philosophical/subjective-and-objective63465fa88fd4]. What Is Conscience? Billy Graham’s Daily Devotion, Nov 09, 2021 Having a good conscience . . . –1 Peter 3:16 God has put within each one of us something that cries aloud against us, whenever we do that which we know to be wrong.
Conscience is the detective that watches the direction of our steps and decries every conscious transgression. Conscience is the built-in power of our minds to pass moral judgments on ourselves, approving or disapproving our feelings, actions, thoughts, and plans, and telling us, if what we have done is assessed as wrong, that we deserve to suffer for it. Conscience has in it two elements: an awareness of certain things as being right or wrong, and an ability to apply laws and rules to specific situations. Conscience insists on judging us, and insist on judging us by the highest standard we know. So we sometimes call it God’s voice in the soul, and in a sense it is. [Retrieved from https://sway.office.com/6BhnVi2YHh09O1v8]. What is Conscience/Righteousness- Intellectual-Moral aka “The Simple” (Strong IQ- Rewarded Pure Heart)?
The moral feeling, by which we mean a sense of the difference between right and wrong, would seem to be a part of the native furnishing of the mind. Conscience is a vigilant eye before which each imagination, thought, and act, is held up for either censure or approval. I believe there is no greater argument for the existence of God in the world today than conscience. There is no greater proof of the existence of a moral law and Lawgiver in the universe than this little light of the soul. It is God’s voice to the inner man. Conscience is our wisest counselor and teacher, our most faithful and most patient friend. [Retrieved from https://www.internationalstandardbible.com/R/righteousness.html]. What is Self-Realization/Blamelessness- Imaginative-Moral aka “The Simple” (Strong EQ- Rewarded Clean Mind)?
How can we achieve this state of Being for ourselves? Self Realization is a term that is becoming increasingly more widely used. In many ways it is an obscure term, and its meaning is not immediately apparent. For many it is a term that means the same as ‘Enlightenment’ – a word which is similarly something difficult to determine. However, the term ‘Self Realization’ is more useful as it actually refers to a very specific stage in the journey of awakening that Ramana Maharshi and others described. [Retrieved from https://andreaoneness.com/self-realization/%5D.
“The Lord bless you and watch, guard, and keep you; The Lord make His face to shine upon and enlighten you and be gracious (kind, merciful, and giving favor) to you; The Lord lift up His [approving] countenance upon you and give you peace (tranquility of heart and life continually). And they shall put My name upon the Israelites, and I will bless them.” Numbers 6:24-27 AMPC I do believe the disconnect for students, families, and schools. It’s in the domain of Spiritual Development… The disconnect happens in these domains: (intellectual)- what is right, (moral)-what is good, and (imaginative)-what is best; to do well (uprightly): behavior and emotion with the discernment of His Divine Will for us in justice, design, plan, and purpose for yourself and meekness towards others which brings gladness, humility, uprightness, righteousness, wisdom and ALL “EXCELLENT THINGS.”
Affirmation (Blessing of Thanksgiving, heart): Do not be conformed to this world ([modern],this age) [fashioned after and adapted to its external, superficial customs], but be transformed (changed) by the [entire] renewal of your mind [by its new ideals and its new attitude], so that you may prove [for yourselves] what is the good and acceptable [right, moral] and perfect Will of God, even the thing which is good and acceptable and perfect [in His sight for you]. Romans 12:2 AMPC nous, (Greek: “mind” or “intellect”) in philosophy, the faculty of intellectual apprehension and of intuitive thought. Used in a narrower sense, it is distinguished from discursive thought and applies to the apprehension of eternal intelligible substances and first principles. [Retrieved from https://docs.google.com/document/d/1cPBfJJAdMJ1L3Gk9etaumKMKPZWu0lXwipECRsgehU/edit?usp=sharing].
Favorite Quotes of Mine: “The challenge of collaborating and cooperatively adapting at scale creates many difficulties and we may have unwittingly put in place a number of cultural systems and practices, particularly in education, which are undermining our ability to adapt.” – Dr. Helen Taylor Retrieved from “The Evolution of Complementary Cognition: Humans cooperatively adapt and evolve through a system of collective cognitive search”, Helen Taylor, Brice Fernandes & Sarah Wright doi:10.1017/S0959774321000329.
Everything happens for a reason. Wait on God and trust in Him. He wants the best for us. He wants to take us from glory to glory, and from victory to victory.” Germany Kent “For this system of collective cognition to enable us to adapt at scale, we need to be aware of it so that we can design and build systems from education to the economy that nurture different ways of thinking as well as effective communication and collaboration.” [Retrieved from https://complementarycognition.co.uk/#Theory%5D.
“It starts with this foundational principle: no matter how baffling our self-defeating behaviors may seem to us, everything we do has some logic to it. We just have to know where to look for that logic. So, if you have a self-defeating behavior that you can’t seem to resolve, instead of asking “why?” try asking “when?” You might just get some new answers.” Iris McAplin [Retrieved from https://www.irismcalpin.com/single-post/2019/11/19/The-Hidden-Logic-of-SelfSabotage?fbclid=IwAR24g876BGPAY0fdUEB_4daiovy21fOk_cB0laz4piAjOBebyZNdKFpBkaQ].
“Reflection requires an attunement to the self that is supportive and kind, not a judgmental stance of interrogation and derogation. Reflection is a compassionate state of mind.” “Attunement requires presence but is a process of focused attention and clear perception.” Danile J. Siegel
“And this is my prayer: that your love may abound more and more in [full] knowledge and depth of insight [clear perception], so that you may be able to discern what is best and may be pure and blameless for the day of Christ,” Philippians 1:9-10 NIV 2 – Neuropedalogical GRID (canva.com) 3 – https://www.canva.com/design/DAFBW8asXdM/q7Z9EDmexAqSxQrHOR5uHg/view?website#2
I help those who are seemingly weak or weary due to – Why is Motivational Interviewing [MI] effective and Neuthetic Counseling for a neurodifference I have observed so many becoming weary with a neurodiversity, by living in strife of regret or dread…mask and push, mask and push, mask and push then BURNOUT Where failures have turned to vanity to overcome them…. Even I observed those in despair such as hatred, deceit, grief, and guilt… They question “why” the learning, thinking, and other differences “had to happen” to them… So many of us, who have a neurodiversity, need to recognize anger and/or need to overcome shame due to suppressive anger…
The purposes of a person’s heart are deep waters, but one who has insight draws them out. Proverbs 20:5
Who are considered the Neurodiverse? What is neurodiversity? Individual differences in brain functioning regarded as normal variations within the human population because of genes, environmental, and intersecting factors. Intersecting identities is the concept that an individual’s identity consists of multiple, intersecting factors, including but not limited to gender identity, gender expression, race, ethnicity, class (past and present), religious beliefs, sexual identity and sexual expression. [Retrieved from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intersectionality].
Developmental Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) Dyspraxia Developmental Language Disorder (DLD) Dyscalculia Benign Rolandic Epilepsy (BRE) Dyslexia Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC) Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FASD) Attention Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Visual Impairment (VI) Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) Physical/Mental Hearing/Vision Impairment (HI) Tic Disorders Joint Hypermobility Syndrome (JHS) Depression Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PSTD) Anxiety Disorder Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) Bipolar Disorder (BD) Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Schizophrenia Acquired Migraines Epilepsy Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Parkinsons Huntingdons Chorea Dementia Motor Neuron Disease (MND) Cerebral Vascular Accident (CVA) Learn more: • Childhood trauma • Dissemination Evidence-based treatment • Learning collaborative • Calm & Listening Skills • Trainings on Neurodevelopmental Disorders (NDDs): Neurodiverity in Auditory Processing; Neurodevelopmental Disorders (NDDs): Neurodiverity in Visual Processing; Dysphonetic “Auditory” Dyslexia; Dyseidetic “Visual-Surface” Dyslexia; Directional “Geographic-Spacial” Dyslexia; Dysphoneidetic “Mixed” Dyslexia; Developmental Dyslexia; Acquired Dyslexia Stealth Dyslexia; Gifted & Talented; (2E) Twice Exceptionality; (ADHD-Any of the 3 types) AttentionDeficit Disorder; (SPD) Sensory Processing Disorder; (IDD) Interoceptive Discrimination Disorder (DCD) Developmental Coordination Disorder; (SLI) Specific Language Impairment (DLD); Developmental Language Disorder *sounds and language; Irlen Syndrome; (APD) Auditory Processing Disorder such as Central Processing Disorder C(APD); (ASD/ASC) Autism Spectrum Disorder (VPD); Visual Processing Disorder such as Convergence Insufficiency (CI); (LD) Learning Disability General Processing Disorder (see terms above) such as Hearing Loss/Impaired= those who use the term “hard of hearing“ (ID) Intellectual Disability (GDD) Global Developmental Delay; (TBI) Traumatic Brain Injury; Personality Disorder such as Narcism Behavioral Disorder such as ODD Obedient Defiant Disorder; Executive Functioning Problems or Disorder; OCD, Anxiety, & Depression; Schizophrenia (SZ) Epileptic Encephalopathies (EE) Evidence-based mental health interventions for traumatized youth: A st… https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0005796711001367
THE AUDITORY BRAINSTEM RESPONSE (ABR) & MEASURES OF PH IN THE BLOOD: EVALUATES RISK FACTORS FOR HEARING LOSS. This (1980) found fourteen of 100 unselected patients in an Intensive care nursery were found by the auditory brainstem evoked response (ABR) method to suffer significant hearing loss; of these 8 were ultimately discharged home. Analysis of the 100 clinical records identified 9 risk factors of which most, like low Apgar scores, are already known (Table I). However, neonatal asphyxia appeared to be associated with hearing loss only when repeated episodes of acidosis accompanied it (Table III). We conclude that the ABR readily identifies the hard-of-hearing premature and estimates the type and amount of his peripheral hearing loss, and that physiological events associated with prolonged perfusion of the cochlea with blood low in pH may be the most common cause of hearing disorder in this group. [Retrieved from https://www.nature.com/articles/pr198036].
What makes a PH level to be considered healthy? Think about other diversities? See THYMUS (high heart)-ARAS (thymus, pons, RAS/HPA & ACC): adrenal glands, also known as suprarenal glands, are small, triangular-shaped glands located on top of both kidneys. A normal blood pH level is 7.35 to 7.45 on a scale of 0 to 14, where 0 is the most acidic and 14 is the most basic. This value can vary slightly in either direction. If the lungs or kidneys are malfunctioning, your blood’s pH level can become imbalanced. Intracellular pH (pHi) regulation in the brain is important in both physiological and physiopathological conditions because changes in pHi generally result in altered neuronal excitability. [Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3923155/%5D. Retrieved from https://www.achieveability.org.uk/files/1460064713/neurodiversity-with-reference-todyspraxia-mary-colly.pdf; American Psychiatric Association (1994) DSM-IV-TR Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. Washington DC, APA, https://www.psychiatry.org/patients-families.
Note: With Neurodevelopmental Disorders (NDDs), comes neurodivergency, you use inductive reasoning to solve problems, which is a cause-and-effect type of thinking, where someone begins identifying patterns by empirical observations of feelings and the future applications Neuodivergency means having an induction logic versus deduction like a vast majority of people. With this being said, disparagement can happen and cause trauma. Disparagement can be soul crushing!
Specific Leaning Disability (SLD) “An estimated 80 percent of those with learning disorders have reading disorder in particular (commonly referred to as dyslexia). One-third of people with learning disabilities are estimated to also have attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).” [Retrieved from https://www.psychiatry.org/patients-families/specific-learning-disorder.] Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC) ” Exogenous prenatal risks are evident (e.g. valproate and toxic chemicals) or possible (e.g. selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors), and processes endogenous to the materno-foeto-placental unit (e.g. maternal diabetes, enhanced steroidogenic activities and maternal immune activation) likely heighten offspring vulnerability to ASC.” [Retrieved from https://acamh.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/jcpp.12501].
Air pollution is a cocktail of many toxic components, but particulate matter (PM, especially ambient fine particles such as PM2.5 and PM0.1), are the most concerning in terms of causing detrimental health effects. Ultrafine particles, in particular, are able to escape the body’s protective systems, including sentinel immune cells and biological barriers. [Retrieved from https://neurosciencenews.com/pollution-lung-brain-20869/].
Other NDD’s Most people are unaware of the connection between dyslexia and ADD or ADHD. It has been estimated that between 30 – 60% of kids with dyslexia also have either ADD or ADHD. “Challenges with processing emotions start in the brain itself. Sometimes the working memory impairments of ADHD allow a momentary emotion to become too strong, flooding the brain with one intense emotion.” Thomas Brown, Ph.D.
Brain imaging studies demonstrate that chemicals that activate reward-recognizing circuits in the brain tend to bind on significantly fewer receptor sites in people with ADHD than do those in a comparison group. People with ADHD are less able to anticipate pleasure or register satisfaction with tasks for which the payoff is delayed. Few doctors factor in emotional challenges when making an ADHD diagnosis. In fact, current diagnostic criteria for ADHD include no mention of “problems with emotions.” At other times, working memory impairments leave the person with insufficient sensitivity to the importance of a particular emotion because he or she hasn’t kept other relevant information in mind. Challenges with emotions start in the brain itself. Sometimes the working memory impairments of ADHD allow a momentary emotion to become too strong, flooding the brain with one intense emotion [emotional intensity or insensitivity].
At other times, the person with ADHD seems insensitive or unaware of the emotions of others. Brain connectivity networks carrying information related to emotion seem to be somewhat more limited in individuals with ADHD.
Gifted & Talented Plus 2e The term “twice-exceptional,” also referred to as “2e,” is used to describe gifted children who, have the characteristics of gifted students with the potential for high achievement and give evidence of one or more disabilities as defined by federal or state eligibility criteria. These disabilities may include specific learning disabilities (SpLD), speech and language disorders, emotional/behavioral disorders, physical disabilities, autism spectrum, or other impairments such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) [Retrieved from https://www.nagc.org/resources-publications/resources-parents/twiceexceptional-students.]
Emotional Intensity (see pons above and insensitive below)- It is characterized by heightened and intense feelings, a constant stream of both positive and negative feelings – pain, distress, despair, fear, excitement, love, sadness or happiness – sometimes a mixture of many at the same time; For my program, it’s mainly: anger, shame, happiness (joy), grief, courage (might), and harmony! Emotionally overexcitable (OE) is often the first to be noticed by parents. It is reflected in heightened, intense feelings, extremes of complex emotions, identification with others’ feelings, and strong affective expression (Piechowski, 1991).
Other manifestations include physical responses like stomachaches and blushing or concern with death and depression (Piechowski, 1979). Emotionally overexcitable people have a remarkable capacity for deep relationships; they show strong emotional attachments to people, places, and things (Dabrowski & Piechowski, 1977). They have compassion, empathy, and sensitivity in relationships. Those with strong Emotional OE are acutely aware of their own feelings, of how they are growing and changing, and often carry on inner dialogs and practice self-judgment (Piechowski, 1979, 1991). Children high in Emotional OE‚ are often accused of “overreacting.” Their compassion and concern for others, their focus on relationships, and the intensity of their feelings may interfere with everyday tasks like homework or doing the dishes. [Retrieved from https://www.sengifted.org/post/overexcitability-and-the-gifted].
Also- Dabrowski identified five areas of intensity-Psychomotor, Sensual [MORAL], Intellectual, Imaginational, and Emotional- please think of hyper-, hypo- and varied thymus as it relates to being balanced, regulated, calm and homeostasis can happen!! What is neurodivergency? They also have deep and holistic, list-form type thinking including: problem-solving and building/constructing abilities, competitive drive, computer skills, and gaming strategies. They seek our own endeavors of creative, imaginative, visual, artistic, and visionary skills while taking on inventing and innovating pursuits. I can also tell you that they may excel at thinking of “outside the box” solutions, seeing a problem from many sides, and patterns/spatial relationships along with the ability to think in 3 dimensions-using their strong evaluation skills and imagination (capable of observing patterns of: color, shape, size, dimension, rhythm, meter, tone, and chant). They have an innate ability for caring for people, animals and nature [Note: sometimes due to circumstances they go against their own nature in this respect]. Lastly, I prepare students with unique learning and neurodifferences to connect to the world with enrichment classes through my program MY ELBERT. [Retrieved from https://myelbertdotcom.wordpress.com/author/tcookedu/].
As Nancy Doyle PhD article on the topic writes, “I will always be a cheerleader for the amazing abilities of neurominorities [approx. 23%] we must address the harm that reductive labelling can do when we tip over from a strengths based perspective to the superpowers narrative.” [retrieved from https://www.forbes.com/sites/drnancydoyle/2021/03/04/from-deficit-to-superpowers-is-it-ableist-tofocus-on-neurodivergent-strengths/?sh=53b04b937b54]
Two Types Of Literacy Intervention Learners, I Observed That Go Most Unrecognized In Their Gifts: • The Students with the “Engineering Mind”: a student who spends hours taking things apart and putting them back together, creating things, assembling and un-assembling ex. legos, blocks. They are setting things apart to see how they can fix them, problem-solution thinkers (descibed above). They are are natural engineers. It is inherent in their curious nature. As they grow, almost instinctively they show great interest in shapes (using evaluation kills descibed above) and numbers. They tend to be shy and seems to have a different cognitive processing speed: https://www.edsurge.com/news/2022-04-05-students-have-different-thinking-speeds-inclusiveteaching-means-realizing-that. • The Students with the “Technical Mind”: is what I describe as a “technical thinker” (similar to the “engineering minded” with divergent abilities). They can or tend to understand/provide complex information to readers/listeners in a way that they can understand and apply, even if they don’t have prior knowledge of the topic; Yet, they are truly interest-based learners at the same time. “Technical thinkers” can explain, especially verbally with a rather large lexicon knowledge, how a particular subject works or how and what’s needed to complete a task or project including: list-form, divergent, systematic thinking and somewhat linear-so they can express the topic that can be structured in the following step-by-step instructions.
Note: sometimes needed to be given the “right tools for analysis” in order to express/communicate to others. This is my job! Note: I have noticed both of these types are “doers” and need autonomy (avoid disparagement); They need to be independently doing something to learn and apply their divergent reasoning (opposite of typical scientific method observing (first), then hypothesis.theory and test by moving, touching, following interest, writing something technical, application of skills, etc..). They, as well, can have a learning difference (neurodiversity). They are also “strong willed” and know technically what they have “in mind” to work on, so please let them be autonomous and independent in their work.
They may have a strong purpose in their special interest that could change problems to the world!! As well, a possibly sensory processing sensitivity (SPS, as measured by the highly sensitive self-test), which corresponds most closely in theory to what we refer to as “hypersensitivity” or “high sensitivity”–check out sensitivity as a personality trait bearing the following characteristics • :greater depth of information processing (see learning types below) • heightened emotional reactivity and empathy (emotional intensity) • increased awareness of subtle changes in one’s environment (divergent thinking/reasoning) • greater propensity for overstimulation (see overexcitabilies) • Read here …See My work HERE. Lastly, I observe these gifts, learning types mostly in my Gifted and Talented and/or Twice Exceptional with overexcitabilies!! Does this describe your child? Ask me about “The Steve Jobs” type (strong see overexcitabilies and early dev. in logicalmathemtaical thinking); “The Tom Cruise” type (strong see overexcitabilies and early dev. in emotions/drama); “The Richard Branson” type (strong see overexcitabilies and early dev. in entrepreneurship/creativity); “Einstein” type (strong see all overexcitabilies and early dev. in science specially physics) along with more excentricities:
Speaking of emotional intensity, maybe you are seeing symptoms manifesting in your child or student already. Your, once, delightful child/student has suddenly increased complaints of: • Disorganization • Stomach Aches • Hives • Lack of Focus • Shortened Attention Spans • Destroying Their Pencils • Sleep or Digestive Problems Manifesting in: • Depression • Memory Problems • Cries Easily • Anger • Sadness • Shame • Problems With Authority…etc. Other: Depression Anxiety Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Tic Disorders Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) Learning/Language Disabilities (LDs) Executive Functioning Difficulties Fine & Gross Motor Difficulties.
A study of human brain tissue suggests clinical depression reduces the quantity of astrocyte cells in key regions Depression (major depressive disorder) is a common and serious medical illness that negatively affects how you feel, the way you think and how you act. Fortunately, it is also treatable. Depression causes feelings of sadness and/or a loss of interest in activities once enjoyed. It can lead to a variety of emotional and physical problems and can decrease a person’s ability to function at work and at home. [Retrieved from https://www.psychiatry.org/patients-families/depression]
In another study, they studied how loneliness is correlated with a higher risk of developing mental conditions. They studied how deterioration can occur in physical health, and is linked to mortality and higher health care utilization a combination of personality traits and childhood circumstances account for why some older people experience loneliness more than others. Lonely adults over 50 were 1.24 times more likely to have rarely, or never, had comfortable friendships during childhood, and 1.34 times more likely to have had poor relationships with their mothers as children [think about impacts of learning with trauma…Retrieved from https://neurosciencenews.com/childhood-personality-loneliness20606/].
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) include fatigue, even with too much sleep, and weight gain associated with overeating and carbohydrate cravings. SAD may begin at any age, but it typically starts when a person is between ages 18 and 30. SAD symptoms can vary from mild to severe and can include many symptoms similar to major. [See here Retrieved from https://www.psychiatry.org/patients-families/depression/seasonal-affective-disorder].
While people commonly colloquialize this as impostor “syndrome,” “phenomenon” or “experience” are better terms because impostor phenomenon isn’t a clinical diagnosis, said Pauline Rose Clance, PhD, ABPP, an Atlanta-based clinical psychologist and professor emerita at Georgia State University, who coined the term “impostor phenomenon” with her colleague Suzanne Imes, PhD (Psychotherapy: Theory, Research & Practice, Vol. 15, No. 3, 1978).
“It’s a phenomenon experienced by many, and remembering that can help normalize it,” she said. It’s especially prominent among people with underrepresented identities. For example, BIPOC people who work or study in predominantly White environments wrestle with impostor feelings at higher rates, either contending with feelings that they don’t belong or that they’re products of affirmative action, said Kevin Cokley, PhD, a professor of educational psychology at the University of Texas at Austin who has studied impostor phenomenon since 2013. [Retrieved from How to overcome impostor phenomenon (apa.org)].
PTSD- Many advances in science have been made in the last decade to better explain the pathogenesis of PTSD. Advances in the brain imaging method have allowed us to study changes in patients’ brains in a non-invasive way. Recent studies have observed the activity or morphology changes of several brain regions in patients with PTSD, including the prefrontal lobe, amygdala, hippocampus. However, it is still unclear how these changes in brain regions are linked to PTSD. Further research needs to be conducted to understand the function of brain regions during the development of PTSD. Also, people can develop PTSD, depression, or both as a result of a major traumatic event. The hypothalamic– pituitary–adrenal axis (HPA axis) may play an important role in such a difference (see HPA and anger above). [Retrieved from https://www.frontiersin.org/research-topics/21025/comprehensiveunderstanding-of-ptsd-from-pathogenesis-to-intervention].
Pathological Demand Avoidance of PDA is becoming more widely recognized as a distinct profile of autism. British psychologist Elizabeth Newson came up with this term which describes an anxiety-driven need to be in control and avoid other people’s demands and expectations. Demand avoidance in the PDA profile looks different from what others on the autism spectrum experience because of its extreme nature and obsessive quality. Research done at the University of Newcastle in November 2016 found that Intolerance of Uncertainty (IU) was also associated with PDA, in fact even stronger than anxiety. [Retrieved from https://autismawarenesscentre.com/an-introduction-to-pathological-demandavoidance-pda/?fbclid=IwAR3wuIGRCU3nViiYIxbqAHj0zKhPvWERF7y536oUXy5lIXan17ZOD1soaYc].
For many people, a traumatic experience can leave an indelible impression on the brain in the form of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). PTSD is characterized by hyperarousal and avoidance of risky, potentially aversive behaviors. [Retrieved from https://neurosciencenews.com/ptsd-valence-system19569/%5D. Deficient emotional self-regulation (DESR) is a relatively new term used to describe the problem of impulsive emotion coupled with emotional self-regulation difficulties — issues long associated with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD or ADD).
DESR may be new to the ADHD lexicon, however I argue that it is a core and commonly overlooked component of the disorder — and one that can help predict a patient’s impairments, and even improve diagnostic and treatment practices.1 Dysthymia- People with untreated ADHD can suffer from dysthymia — a mild but long-term mood disorder or sadness. It is often brought on by living with the frustrations, failures, negative feedback, and stresses of life due to untreated or inadequately treated ADHD. People who are dysthymic suffer almost every day from low energy and self-esteem. [Retrieved from https://www.additudemag.com/slideshows/adhd-emotions-understanding-intense-feelings/‘].
Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)- What is also interesting is that ‘child maltreatment and efficiency of the conflict attention (Alerting, Orienting, and Executive Function Networks) and their interactions of the networks along with their independently predicted scores on the (BPD) precursors composite. Maltreated children had higher mean scores on the BPD precursors composite, and children classified as having high levels of these precursors were more prevalent in the maltreatment group.’ Development and Psychopathology Volume 17, Issue 4, December 2005, pp. 1071 – 1089 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0954579405050509.
Learn More Here Humbled by His Faith, for: “You will need to position yourself for a breakthrough. Quit pondering the past. In other words, stop dwelling on your past failures and those things that just didn’t seem to go right for you [personal/other expectations- guilt]. “Chronicles 20:17. In a present study, “The researchers were particularly interested in three brain regions, the dorsomedial prefrontal cortex (see Ras- HPA), dorsal caudate nucleus and mediodorsal thalamus (see Ras- ACC), which have been implicated in depression (see Pons).” (*see mainly HPA-anger/ACC-shame related to RAS in section above related to Pons and Thymus). [Retrieved from https://www.psypost.org/2021/05/new-study-of-human-brain-tissue-suggests-clinical-depressionreduces-the-quantity-of-astrocyte-cells-in-key-regions-60668 by Eric W. Dolan; May 4, 2021].
In Cognitive Science, Depression. 4 – dorsal caudate nucleus controlled subconsciously by ACC (shame) 5 – dorsomedial prefrontal cortex controlled subconsciously by HPA (anger) 6 – mediodorsal thalamus controlled subconsciously by PONS (anger/shame).
The gut microbiota forms part of a complex network termed the microbiota-gut-brain axis along with the enteric nervous system, sympathetic and parasympathetic divisions of the autonomic nervous system, neuroendocrine and neuroimmune components the central nervous system. The gut microbiota is associated with…The gut microbiota forms part of a complex network termed the microbiota-gut-brain axis along with the enteric nervous system, sympathetic and parasympathetic divisions of the autonomic nervous system, neuroendocrine and neuroimmune components the central nervous system. The gut microbiota is associated with neuropsychiatric disorder such as schizophrenia, autistic disorders, anxiety disorders, major depression and bipolar disorder.
Major depressive disorder is a stress-related mood disorder associated with a disrupted HPA axis, and evidence suggests that the gut microbiota play a key role in modulating depression. Bipolar disorder is a severe psychiatric disorder with dysfunctions of neuroimmune system which also suggest the braingut-microbiota axis is an important physiological mechanism. (See Dysautonomia, HPA and anger above).
Communication from gut to brain occurs through tryptophan, an essential building block of serotonin. Serotonin is key in regulating mood, eating, and sleep patterns. There is limited storage capacity for tryptophan in the brain, and a constant supply is required from the gut. It was once believed that tryptophan came strictly from diet alone, but what research has shown is that gut microbiota, particularly Bifidobacterium, produces tryptophan and increases its levels in the bloodstream. This study below has since been replicated, adding to global evidence linking the microbiome-gut-brain axis to stress and mental health disorders. Low diversity in the gut microbiota is now considered a significant biomarker for major depressive disorder. Other mental health and neurodegenerative disorders with significant microbiome-gut-brain ties include: post-traumatic stress disorder, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, Parkinson’s disease, and autism. The microbiome-gut-brain axis also plays a critical role in irritable bowel syndrome, and in understanding the link between mental health disorders and physical illness, such as depression or anxiety co-occurring with inflammatory bowel disease. (Retrieved from https://trauma.blog.yorku.ca/2021/10/what-gut-bacteria-can-teach-us-about-mentalillness/?fbclid=IwAR0v5JnnKUkwHyd3vFTYulwq_tWc-jje5uO9jB7JShBQiNAwVdeidSw4rUM].
Lastly, potential mechanism include changes in microbial content, immune stimulation, neural pathways (via the vagus nerve), tryptophan metabolism, gut hormonal response, and bacterial metabolites. [Retrieved from https://www.frontiersin.org/research-topics/7323/involvement-of-neuro-immunemechanism-and-brain-gut-axis-in-pathophysiology-of-mood-disorders].
‘I will praise thee; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made: Marvellous are thy works; And that my soul knoweth right well. ‘ Psalm 139:14 For out of His fullness [the superabundance of His grace and truth] we have all received grace upon grace [spiritual blessing upon spiritual blessing, favor upon favor, and gift heaped upon gift]. John 1:16 AMP 7 – https://www.canva.com/design/DAFBW8asXdM/kAokcYD8IrMBs4GlLDycA/view?utm_content=DAFBW8asXdM&utm_campaign=designshare&utm_medium=link2&utm_source=sha .
*Please note on left how anger- Sympathetic Functional System and shame.
Parasympathetic Functional System effect the nerves and the peripheral nervous system The PNS functions via a series of reflex arc circuits with afferent and efferent arms controlled by the CNS. Likewise, the structures of The PNS consists of the nerves and ganglia outside the brain and spinal cord. The main function of the PNS is to connect the CNS to the limbs and organs, essentially serving as a relay between the brain and spinal cord and the rest of the body [Retrieved Here- Then see below, for which emotions are involved…] AGAIN- see image above!!
The Tree of Knowledge of Good/Evil: Avoiding Sin The Aware (RAS- INTELLECTUAL) what is right, Knowledge, Jesus (judgement) Justice The Simple TRIGGERED STAGE ANGER transform STRENGTH (Mercy) SHAME transform EMPATHY (Grace) (PONS- MORAL) What is ; Wisdom- fear the Lord, Holy Spirit (time) Peace The Perfect REACTIVE STAGE HATRED transform COURAGE (Victory) GRIEF transform COMPASSION (glory) (THYMUS- IMAGINATIVE) What is God’s Will, Understanding- shun evil (understanding of righteoushumility-knowledge-wisdom), upon love with a justice & peace in God’s Will (Love by Charity) to become…
The Living Strength to MIGHT (Hope- Divine Love) Joy to AUTHORITY (Faith- Divine Majesty) (ARAS-THYMUS, PONS, RAS (HPA & ACC)/GUT and THE PERFECT) IN LOVE HAVING PERFECT CONSIDERATION Fulfillment by Understanding and Knowledge (mercy, victory, hope) basically, is Wisdom of Good (grace=awe of The Lord, glory and faith); Hence, having the knowledge of shunning Evil (caution of The Devil). 1) Love the lord Your God With All Your heart, mind, soul, spirit, and strength 2). Love Thy Neighbor As Thy Self!! Peace to ALL POWER (Divine Honor) ORACLES 3:7.
‘The words (kata gnōsin) translated considerate (more lit., “according to knowledge” or “with understanding”)…to be considerate of [one’s] spiritual, emotional, and physical needs.’ Raymer, R. M. (1985). 1 Peter. In J. F. Walvoord & R. B. Zuck (Eds.), The Bible Knowledge Commentary: An Exposition of the Scriptures (Vol. 2, p. 849). Victor Books. RAS- “The Aware” Needs Atonement for SERVANTS PONS- “The Simple” Needs Atonement & Sanctification for GUARDIANS THYMUS- “The Simple” Atonement, Sanctification, & Edification for CO-WORKERS ARAS- “The Perfect” Works On The Discernment of Love (Harmony) for HEIRS LEARN MORE HERE How are the peripheral somatic and autonomic nervous systems related? The autonomic system: Acting or occurring involuntarily, without conscious control the somatic nervous system: The part of the peripheral nervous system that transmits signals from the central nervous system to skeletal muscles, and from receptors of external stimuli, thereby mediating sight, hearing, and touch. [Retrieved from https://www.coursehero.com/study-guides/boundless-ap/introduction-to-the-autonomic-nervoussystem/].
‘… saying, Holy, holy, holy, Lord God Almighty, which was, and is, and is to come. ‘ Revelation 4:8,11 https://www2.bible.com/bible/1/REV.4.8,11 ABSOLUTION ab -so -lū´shun (translation of verbs λύω , lúō , “loose,” etc., and ἀφίημι , aphı́ēmi , “release,” “give up,” etc.): Not a Biblical, but an ecclesiastical term, used to designate the official act described in Matthew 16:19 : “Whatsoever thou shalt loose on earth, shall be loosed in heaven,” and Matthew 18:18 : Total Learning System Dysfunction (TLSD) Literacy (reading, writing, speaking) can lead someone to experiencing disparagement and intense emotions. These emotions [anger and shame] are our feelings, thoughts, ideas, perceptions, physical sensations and involve the senses and their faculties and systems, all of which start in the mind. They create what we call mindset- needing a calm mindset for equanimity is key.
Our God- spiritual mindset a calm delight with regulates every love or fear experience we have and our very purpose of being here on earth. The emotions need to be recognized (because it can be hidden), especially learning to detest anger and shame as not being of the person/self but a non-truth. Emotional agility is to move quickly and easily from anger to strength and shame to empathy; for adults, it is to move quickly and easily from hatred to courage and grief to compassion. For this to happen, you need self-directed neuroplasticity, amongst several other things for which I will mention. [Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/9634501].
EVERYTHING- runs through the conscious, such as God’s commands, instructions, insights, oaths! Learn More HERE. Likewise, you need to not only need to eliminate the negative thoughts, but to become conscious of the positive thoughts. We have gifts, strengths, and talents that can be developed by natural compensation of the brain and can enforced by your environment. Recognizing these gifts will hopeful be recognized at an early age before anger and shame starts to surface. Anger and shame energies can hide the gifts, strengths, and talents because you believe the negative and untruth that you are ‘not good at anything’. Please Note: All motivation is in the higher forms of empathy, autonomy, and authenticity. (Retrieved from https://positivepsychology.com/dabrowskis-positive-disintegration/].
Note: Tulane University School of Science and Engineering and Tufts University School of Medicine have been studying the formation of fear memories in the emotional hub of the brain—the amygdala—and think they have a mechanism. The researchers found that the stress neurotransmitter norepinephrine, also known as noradrenaline, facilitates fear processing in the brain by stimulating a certain population of inhibitory neurons in the amygdala to generate a repetitive bursting pattern of electrical discharges. [Retrieved from https://neurosciencenews.com/fear-memory-amygdala-20695/].
What is emotional intensity and how related to Darbowski’s Overexcitabtlites: Learning with trauma includes Emotional Intensity”- Includes…Cognitive, Social/Emotional, Mental, Physical & Spiritual: Dabrowski identified five areas of intensity-Psychomotor, Sensual, Intellectual, Imagination, and Emotional. How do you know if you have overexcitabilities? When stressed, children with psychomotor overexcitabilities may talk over anyone and everyone, act impulsively, misbehave in ways that are seemingly incongruent with their age, display nervous habits like tics, and may even act compulsively – organizing things or arguing about perceived inconsistencies. [Retrieved from https://raisinglifelonglearners.com/psychomotoroverexcitabilities/;https://www.sengifted.org/post/overexcitability-and-the-gifted].
• A lot of people with emotional intensity have experienced problems during their childhood. • a combination of life events, psychological experiences and effects, and genetic factors. • It is characterized by heightened and intense feelings, a constant stream of both positive and negative feelings – Anger, Shame, pain, distress, despair, fear, excitement, love, sadness or happiness. • sometimes a mixture of many Emotions at the same time. ‘For physical training is of some value, but godliness [to be Godly] has value for all things, holding promise for both the present life and the life to come. ‘ (1 Timothy 4:8)
STRIFE NEEDING AUTONOMY and ATTUNEMENT Leading to Adaptability (aka Atonement) Learn More HERE “Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves. Look not every man on his own things, but every man also on the things of others.” (Phil. 2:3, 4) The word “strife,” in this passage, is understood to signify something wrong, or to do something in a wrong way, through an improper motive. [Retrieved from https://wordsfitlyspoken.org/gospel_guardian/v14/v14n13p3,10b.html].
In Strife & VAINGLORY, or acting too quickly; then, doing things earnestly and think about…Jesus’ Pure Light (Power Upon Glory) Note: The innate neuronal property [natural ambient light-the reconciliation of God and humankind through Jesus Christ]; This might be utilized to protect neurons from degeneration or cell death in the future. The researchers were also able to identify that a feedback mechanism was responsible for these changes and that it relied on the signalling protein Wnt. The results contribute to a better understanding of the molecular mechanisms underlying brain functions such as learning and memory. This research showed that the feedback signal mediated by the secreted protein Wnt is required for the synapse change [adaptability aka neuroplasticity]. [Retrieved from https://neurosciencenews.com/synaptic-plasticity-visual-system-1968/].
SEE COOK’S Natural Forms Of Light Below & Hippocampus below. “But the Lord God helps me; therefore I have not been disgraced; therefore I have set my face like a flint, and I know that I shall not be put to shame.” Isaiah 50:7 “Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves. Look not every man on his own things, but every man also on the things of others.” (Phil. 2:3, 4) Discernment of God’s perception- even, middle or flow of “what’s best” …For the neurodiverse…
Why neuropedagogy We can identify goals and potential solutions to problems which cause emotional turmoil; And seek to improve communication and coping skills; strengthen self-esteem, atonement and connection (unity) with God, promote positive behavior and optimal mental health and wellness…
My neuropedagogy also includes a theory called “prudential personalism”. The theory is called “personalism” because the goal or purpose is the flourishing of the human person; since the human person is clearly one thing or set of things and one set of needs rather than another, it provides an objective norm that rescues it from total subjectivism. The fact that personalism has a supernatural dimension is the reason why excellent spiritual care is essential, and why we are not obliged to use every means possible to preserve physical life. We are created to “know, love and serve God in this world, and to be happy with Him in the next.” Note: * The theory is “prudential” because, unlike a deontological system, it maximizes human freedom and creativity (wisely real), allowing diverse paths to the same goal or purpose, depending on circumstances. Because they focus on obedience and conformity of the will; unlike, deontological ethics which often results in an impoverished view of the human person, one in which the person lacks autonomy and self-determination and has but a limited ability to integrate grace in the form of perduring moral qualities, or virtues. Matthew 7:18 (AMPC) A good (healthy) tree cannot bear bad (worthless) fruit, nor can a bad (diseased) tree bear excellent fruit [worthy of admiration]… I feel the best way to support those with Neurodevelopmental disorders or Neurodiversity especially in later onset… I find the best support includes understanding the impact that a negative social environment, aka learning with trauma, has on those who have a neurodiversity, or as I prefer to say “neurodifferent”.
My program, My Elbert, was developed to help those who feel weak and weary due to being neurodifferent including those working with them. Mainly, I help others to succeed and employ a positive attitude towards learning and learning environment. Instead of allowing shame and anger to overwhelm the learner, I focus on bringing in positive emotions and teaching methods for instance observing when they are needing calm delight. As well, help the learner with their learning difference and change their brain with self-directed neuroplasticity [flexibility] and atonement [adaptability]- The meaning of the word is simply at-one-ment, i.e., the state of being at one or being reconciled, so that atonement is reconciliation. Thus it is used to denote the effect which flows from the death of Christ. Easton, M. G. (1893). In Illustrated Bible Dictionary and Treasury of Biblical History, Biography, Geography, Doctrine, and Literature (p. 66). Harper & Brothers.
Why Motivational Interviewing? Motivational Interviewing incorporates the growing body of outcome research and is an “empathic, person-centred” counseling approach that prepares people for change by helping them resolve ambivalence, enhance intrinsic motivation, and build confidence to change.” (Kraybill and Morrison, 2007).
More applications of MI within and beyond the addictions field such as OARS which are the basic interaction techniques and skills that are used “early and often” in the motivational interviewing approach. (Adapted from handouts by David Rosengren and from Miller & Rollnick, Motivational Interviewing, 2nd Edition, 2002). Coverage of MI and the stages-of-change model; applications in medical, public health, and criminal justice contexts; and the use of MI with groups, couples, and adolescents. Proven to work in those with anger. One very large study of treatment for alcohol use disorders found that response to motivational enhancement therapy was not altered by sociopathy, severity of alcohol involvement, concomitant psychological problems, or cognitive impairment. In this same study, angry people fared particularly well with a motivational interviewing– based approach, whereas those less angry at the beginning of treatment did somewhat better in cognitive-behavioral or twelve-step counseling. (W. Miller & S. Rollick, 2002, p. 47).
MI will help them identify feelings of low self-esteem, guilt, shame, and self-judgment. Humiliation, shame, guilt, and angst are not the primary engines of change. Ironically, such experiences can even immobilize the person, rendering change more remote. Instead, constructive behavior change seems to arise when the person connects it with something of intrinsic value, something important, something cherished. Intrinsic motivation for change arises in an accepting, empowering atmosphere that makes it safe for the person to explore the possibly painful present in relation to what is wanted and valued. (W. Miller & S. Rollick, 2002, p. 33).
Why Neuthetic Counseling? The three ideas found in the word nouthesia are confrontation, concern, and change. To put it simply, nouthetic counseling consists of lovingly confronting people out of deep concern in order to help them make those changes that God require. The nouthetic counselor believes that all that is needed to help another person love God and his neighbor as he should, as the verse above indicates, may be found in the Bible. By concern we mean that counseling is always done for the benefit of the counselee. His welfare is always in view in Biblical counseling. The apostle Paul put it this way: “I am not writing these things to shame you, but to counsel you as my dear children.” (1 Corinthians 4:14). Plainly, the familial nature of the word noutheteo appears in this verse.
There is always a warm, family note to biblical counseling which is done among the saints of God who seek to help one another become more like Christ. Christians consider their counseling to be a part of the sanctification process whereby one Christian helps another get through some difficulty that is hindering him from moving forward in his spiritual growth. [Retrieved from https://nouthetic.org, Learn More HERE]. “How much more, then, will the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself unblemished to God, cleanse our consciences from acts that lead to death, so that we may serve the living God!” Hebrews 9:14 NIV The mind forms your character and beliefs and heart owns your actions, where the soul and spirit comes yours feelings and thoughts, Tricia Cook Focus…on Healing We can identify goals and potential solutions to problems which cause emotional turmoil; And seek to improve communication and coping skills; strengthen self-esteem, atonement and connection (unity) with God, promote positive behavior and optimal mental health and wellness…
My neuropedagogy also includes a theory called “prudential personalism”. The theory is called “personalism” because the goal or purpose is the flourishing of the human person; since the human person is clearly one thing or set of things and one set of needs rather than another, it provides an objective norm that rescues it from total subjectivism. The fact that personalism has a supernatural dimension is the reason why excellent spiritual care is essential, and why we are not obliged to use every means possible to preserve physical life. We are created to “know, love and serve God in this world, and to be happy with Him in the next.” Note: * The theory is “prudential” because, unlike a deontological system, it maximizes human freedom and creativity (wisely real), allowing diverse paths to the same goal or purpose, depending on circumstances. Because they focus on obedience and conformity of the will; unlike, deontological ethics which often results in an impoverished view of the human person, one in which the person lacks autonomy and self-determination and has but a limited ability to integrate grace in the form of perduring moral qualities, or virtues. [In regards to education], prudential personalism is based on a solid and evolving understanding of the human person, and it draws on the full range of human decision-making capacity.
Where autonomy, attunement and adaptability are a must for others to flourish; As well, celebrating a life of prayer, study, and constant striving to be open to the spirit of Christ. This Christocentric principle advocates that we interpret all scripture in the light of the full and final revelation of God in Christ. Since Jesus Christ was God incarnate, the nature, will, and purposes of God most clearly seen through his words and works truth. The nature of God as revealed in the words and works of the Lord Jesus Christ is a lens for interpreting God’s word and discerning his will. Sister Jean deBlois Health Progress 2007, 88 (2): 14-9. The Ashley-O’Rourke theory†(and Catholic ethics in general) are firmly rooted in teleology. ‘ [Retrieved from HERE].
The weary need discernment upon their ego state… Psyche would be the ego conditioned individual’ “mind’ wherein knowing “their being”; meaning what one is as a person and why here on earth through ontological training from family, culture, religion, education etc. which that” …is an ego states-they are an adaptation to various life circumstances, rather than innate states of being. Sometimes a person becomes stuck in an ego state, or finds that an ego state is no longer beneficial. A child abuse victim, for example, might get stuck in the role of frightened child. What is discernment? Definition of discernment. 1 : the quality of being able to grasp and comprehend what is obscure [such as “one’s life purpose”, “reason for being”, ‘threatening life circumstances’]; as well, a skill in discerning. 2 : an act of perceiving or discerning something. Note: Through Saving Faith Receive Discernment which includes discipline training; Saving Faith is the knowledge of, trust in, and commitment to Jesus Christ that is required for salvation: To know wisdom and disciplined training; to understand words of discernment; To receive disciplined training in prudence, right living, judgment and uprightness. [Retrieved from Arms, D. R., ed. (2019). The Christian Counselor’s New Testament and Proverbs (J. E. Adams, Trans.; Fourth Revised Edition, Pr 1:2–3).
Institute for Nouthetic Studies.] Discernment is best understood as a “habit of mind and practice” to better understand what our health care mission requires of us in response to the particular challenges and opportunities that emerge in the course of organizational life. Discernment can enhance a decision-making lens, tool or process by constantly inviting those who discern into a deeper, broader and more reflective relationship to the evidence gathered, the people engaged in the process and the good that is imagined. [Retrieved from https://www.chausa.org/publications/health�progress/archives/issues/summer2022/why-a-habit-of-discernment-is-crucial-for-catholic-health-care].
NOTE: *ARAS (thalamus) -including: Thymus, Pons, RAS (HPA & ACC)/GUT…DESPAIR of having anger and shame (worry/strife, idolatry & fear, sloth of the SUPEREGO) Woe To Discernment of Meekness & Justice instead understand His Will and fear of the Lord (awe-filled reverence and profound respect). [“…with behavior that is a credit to the summons to God’s service, living as becomes you] with complete lowliness [in heart and mind]: idolatry of the heart, needs justice (kindness, unselfishness, gentleness, mildness)and sloth of the mind, needs meekness (patience, compassion, goodness), both need discernment of love (righteousness, humility, knowledge, wisdom) through bearing with one another and making allowances because you love and understand one another. Ephesians 4:2 AMPC
Note: SHAME IS THE OPPOSITE- ASUNETOS (Strong’s #801 — Adjective — asunetos — as-oon’-ay-tos) “without understanding or discernment” (a, negative, sunetos, “intelligent, understanding”), is translated without understanding” in Matthew 15:16 : Mark 7:18; Romans 1:31; 10:19 , RV, “void of understanding” (AV, “foolish”); in Romans 1:21 , RV, “senseless” (AV, “foolish”). synetós(an adjective, derived from 4920 /syníēmi, “to understand by synthesizing”) –properly, “personal” understanding that results from correlating facts (concepts), i.e. as understanding works in keeping with one’s own perspective properly, without comprehension; foolish because incoherent (failing to “put facts together”)…See NOUS BELOW
What is discernment meekness? (Divine Love) Take My yoke upon you and learn of Me, for I am gentle (meek) and humble (lowly) in heart, and you will find rest (relief and ease and refreshment and recreation and blessed quiet) for your souls. [Jer. 6:16.] Matthew 11:29 AMPC
Lowliness of heart and mind are indispensable in our approach to our Heavenly Father and our hope of receiving revelation and sanctification. “Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves” (Philippians 2:3). AND [Jesus] said to His disciples, Temptations (snares, traps set to entice to sin) are sure to come, but woe to him by or through whom they come! Luke 17:1 AMPC Rejoice and exult in hope; be steadfast and patient in suffering and tribulation; be constant in prayer. Romans 12:12 AMPC Note: Meekness is an attribute of human nature and behavior that has been defined as an amalgam of righteousness, inner humility, and patience. Meekness is essentially an attitude or quality of heart whereby a person is willing to accept and submit without resistance to the will and desire of someone else. [Retrieved from https://www.regent.edu/journal/inner-resources-forleaders/spiritual�meekness-a-virtue-for-christian-leaders/]. “…
because from the squeezing of milk outcome curds, from the squeezing of the nose out comes blood; so too from the squeezing of anger out comes strife. [Also see idolatry] Arms, D. R., ed. (2019). The Christian Counselor’s New Testament and Proverbs (J. E. Adams, Trans.; Fourth Revised Edition, Pr 30:33). Institute for Nouthetic Studies. Basically: Discernment of Meekness- Gentleness rids idolatry due to deceit (despair) and anger, acting in resentment by releasing unto trust believing in the Love with trust loving-kindness, complete joy (see Mercy). What is discernment of justice? (Divine Honor)
Definition of discernment. 1 : the quality of being able to grasp and comprehend what is just, especially by the impartial adjustment of conflicting claims or the assignment of merited rewards or punishments. The administration of law, especially the establishment or determination of rights according to the rules of law or equity. The quality of being just, impartial or fair, and when to seek forgiveness of others. The maintenance or administration of His justice: “Jesus responded, not just by picking out two commandments at random. He cited one commandment that pertains directly to man in relationship with His God: “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.” He said, “This is the first and great commandment.” Mathew 22″34-40. Comes arrogance [Pride]—comes shame; but wisdom is with the humble. Arms, D. R., ed. (2019). The Christian Counselor’s New Testament and Proverbs (J. E. Adams, Trans.; Fourth Revised Edition, Pr 11:2). Institute for Nouthetic Studies. Basically…
Discernment of Justice- Greatness rids sloth due to guilt (despair)-judging and shame, acting in disrespect or deceit by despising releasing unto believing in the Love of peace-loving (Faith) Saving faith is expressed in baptism, is joined with repentance… • making restitution for wrongs committed (1 Chr 21:22–26) • abasing oneself before the wronged party (Gen 33:3) Nouns is where He works through love into our “Leb” (Living Embodiment of Christ In Us) at night. Love leads to grace through Faith- Christians are not justified by such things, but nor are they justified without them. It is only faith that saves, not because faith is greater than love or any other virtue, but because faith unites believers with Christ, in whom and because of whom they are accepted. So faith alone justifies, but the faith that justifies is never alone, it never exists without love and good works, complete faithfulness (see Grace). Dr. Charles Stanley states, “It is simply [with meekness] dwelling in God’s presence without any visual or verbal distractions. He encourages believers to just sit in a dark and quiet room with the Lord.” “Obey God and leave all the consequences to Him.” “We can be tired, weary and emotionally distraught, but after spending time alone with God, we find that He injects into our bodies energy, power and strength.” Charles Stanley, preacher of His Word- The Gospels. [Retrieved from https://quotestats.com/topic/charles-stanley-quotes/].
Learn More HERE Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart (power-joy-pons), and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind and strength. Mathew 22:37-39 The vitamin D Receptor and T cell function 8 – Elements of the figure were generated using Biorender.com.
The Body Latest Research The striatum processes and integrates new environmental sensory information and coordinates the time sequence of motor responses. A common feature across specific mental and neurological disorders is a profound decline in patients’ ability to adjust to variations in their surroundings and accurately estimate the timing and termination of voluntary actions. Destruction or removal of the cilia in the striatum impairs time perception and judgment, new research suggests.
The findings could have implications for a range of diseases including schizophrenia, ASD, and Parkinson’s. [Therefore], our findings suggest that dysfunctional cilia may contribute to the pathophysiology of neuro-psychiatric disorders, as related to deficits in timing perception. [Retrieved from https://neurosciencenews.com/striatum-time-perception21979/].
The GUT- The SECOND Brain & Solar Plexus-energy center The gut consist of 75% of our immune system, and the microbiome refers to the collective genomes of the micro-organisms in a particular environment, and microbiota is the community of micro-organisms themselves (box 1). Approximately 100 trillion micro-organisms (most of them bacteria, but also viruses, fungi, and protozoa) exist in the human gastrointestinal tract12—the microbiome is now best thought of as a virtual organ of the body. The human genome consists of about 23 000 genes, whereas the microbiome encodes over three million genes producing thousands of metabolites, which replace many of the functions of the host,13 consequently influencing the host’s fitness, phenotype, and health.2 The human body is composed of a complex biological system; with over 90% of microbiota cells and 10 million microbiota genes (1), it possesses over 100 trillion bacteria, 10 times the number of human body cells, 150 times the number of human genes, 1,000 species and over 7,000 strains (2). [Retrieved from https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpsyt.2018.00223/full]. •
Microbiome—the collective genomes of the microorganisms in a particular environment • Microbiota—the community of microorganisms themselves • Microbiota diversity—a measure of how many species and, dependent on the diverse indices, how evenly distributed they are in the community. Lower diversity is considered a marker of dysbiosis (microbial imbalance) in the gut and has been found in autoimmune diseases and obesity and cardio metabolic conditions, as well a in elderly people. • Colonocytes—epithelial cells of the colon According to several studies, there is considerable evidence showing that the gut microbiome not only affects the digestive, metabolic, and immune functions of the host but also regulates host sleep and mental states through the microbiome-gut-brain axis. Preliminary evidence indicates that microorganisms and circadian genes can interact with each other. The characteristics of the gastrointestinal microbiome and metabolism are related to the host’s sleep and circadian rhythm. Moreover, emotion and physiological stress can also affect the composition of the gut microorganisms. The gut microbiome and inflammation may be linked to sleep loss, circadian misalignment, affective disorders, and metabolic disease. [Retrieved from https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpsyt.2018.00669/full].
Microbial exposures are crucial environmental factors that impact on the immune system and microbiota. The term ‘microbial exposure’ is used generally to refer to exogenous environmental microbial interaction, while ‘exposome’ accounts for both the environmental exposures and the impact of lifestyle-associated microbial impacts, such as diet influences on endogenous microbial metabolism. In this review, we focus on how environment and lifestyle-associated microbial exposures shape the human immune system and microbiome, and how the resulting changes can shape human health, especially during critical developmental windows, that is prenatal, postnatal and adult. We conclude this review by proposing approaches to characterize the microbial exposome so as to accelerate the development of a precision microbial therapeutics for both practical and clinical intervention. [Retrieved from https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30195150/].
Stress also exerts a great influence on the functions of our immune system: if the immune system is somehow compromised and cannot properly cope with physicochemical stresses [such as food/nutrition, noise, pollution, metabolic disorder, infection, and inflammation], or if the stress exceeds the regular adaptability of the immune system, this leads to diseased states that may develop into fatal conditions. [Retrieved from https://www.frontiersin.org/research-topics/5755/stress-andimmunity].
Note: The microbiome of the gut may influence how exercise and diet affect overall brain health and the risk of developing dementia. [Retrieved from Gut Microbiome Plays a Role in Lifestyle’s Effects on Dementia Risk – Neuroscience News]. LEARN More: Ancient grains in their “whole grain” form provide fiber, vitamins and minerals, healthy fats (listed HERE); especially farro is particularly high in protein and fiber, which may help maintain a healthy body weight by curbing your appetite and keeping you full after meals. Farro is also high in antioxidants like polyphenols, carotenoids, and phytosterols, which may lower your risk of several chronic illnesses, such as heart disease and certain cancer (31Trusted Source, 32Trusted Source). Research shows that people who eat more whole grains may have a lower risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and some cancers- plus PCH other natural way of “Promot[ing] Overall Digestive Health” along with “Help[ing] Defend Against Occasional Constipation, Diarrhea, Gas and Bloating.” 9 – [Retrieved from https://riteboost.com/dashboard/ See cell health above; Inflammation and Repair in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Clinical, Translational and Experimental Studies https://www.frontiersin.org/research-topics/27082; https://www.bmj.com/content/361/bmj.k2179%5D.
The enteric nervous system (ENS) is a large division of the peripheral nervous system (PNS) that can control gastrointestinal behavior independently of central nervous system (CNS) input. Mammalian neurons are located in either the CNS (brain and spinal cord) or PNS (cells with SOMA outside the brainleft and spinal cord). [Retrieved from https://neurosciencenewscom.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/neurosciencenews.com/ent-gut-second-brain-19393/amp/].
NOTE: The Soma and Ras (see epigenetics and learning disabilities above) cells regulate bodily processes. Therefore, needing neutrality, balance, equality of the thymus for cells to function with cytoskeleton integrity, cell proliferation, cell differentiation, cell adhesion, apoptosis, and cell migration (Read About RAS, soma, alta major chakras (energy centers-wheels) and cerebral cortex above). Latest Research, The scientists deliberately inflicted CNS lesions in zebrafish, prompting the activation of microglia. At the same time, the researchers found an accumulation of lipid droplets and TDP-43 condensates in the lesions. To date, the protein TDP-43 has been primarily associated with neurodegenerative diseases. The LMU researcher sees “potential for novel therapeutic applications in humans.” As the next step, he is planning to investigate whether known low-molecular-weight compounds are suitable for inhibiting signaling pathways of microglia activation, thereby promoting the healing of neural lesions. Zebrafish models will be used again in this pre-clinical phase. [Retrieved from https://neurosciencenews.com/neural-tissue-regeneration-21968/%5D. Eliminating Negative Thoughts…
THE BODY ALSO INCLUDES: High HEART, BRAIN & MIND 10 – 2.0 ACC & Cinguate Gyrus (CAN) illustration 11 – 2.1 HPA illustration “Imagination” is one of those words that inspire us. It reminds us of children playing and Einstein claiming that it’s more important than knowledge [Intelligence]. The word gets used in a lot of ways, but for the most part, people mean one of two things. [Retrieved from https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-science-imagination/201207/what-imagination-is-0].
NOTE: A Total Learning System Dysfunction (TLSD) and Dysregulated and Dysfunctional System Responsive System Dysfunction (RSD) works in a downward effect from RAS-PONS-THYMUS: A Blameless and Pure Life Via Trusting The Thymus (Mind) in Faith RAS – “The Door” Rectangular Activation System The RAS being activated via the pons, and thymus leads someone to a “Flexible Mind”. This flexible mind is due to the transference of “cells” and activating the synapse of the neurons to increase neuroplasticity. A “Ridged Mind” is a closed mind-remember, if you don’t use an “open mind”, you lose adaptability (placidity-that is, also read below abstract thinking). -Tricia Cook 13 – 2.3 RAS Rectangular Activation System Note: includes Soma and Alta Major Chakras illustration Vagus Nerve & RAS Vibrating Alta Major Chakra (*aka God Awareness Chakra)
The Reticular Activating System (RAS)- Ras/ HPA & ACC/Gut – to know, perceive, recognize, have, aware, cognizant, do laugh, reverence, ask, repent, reconciliation which is a network of neurons (hyper-, hypo-, or, varied) located in the brain stem that project anteriorly to the hypothalmus to mediate behavior such as sleep, memory, and learning; as well as, both posteriorly to the and directly to the cortex for activation of awake, desynchronized cortical EEG patterns. The reticular formation (part of pons-see below) is a set of interconnected nuclei that are located throughout the brain stem. It is not anatomically well-defined, because it includes neurons located in different parts of the brain. The neurons of the reticular formation make up a complex set of networks in the core of the brain stem that extend from the upper part of the midbrain to the lower part of the medulla oblongata. The reticular formation includes ascending pathways to the cortex in the ascending reticular activating system and descending pathways to the spinal cord via the reticulospinal tracts.  It is holistically and spiritually known from being a center “where we can create our own reality” whether positive, negative, or neutral.
Knowing: What we focus on in our mind (thymus), pons (dream center) then comes to fruition here in our RAS. The reticular activating system’s fundamental role is regulating arousal and sleep−wake transitions. The ascending projections of the reticular activating system enhance the attentive state of the cortex and facilitate conscious perception of sensory stimuli. [Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4013218/; https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Gray701.png; https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reticular_formation].
Targeting these cells, as reported in the journal #Nature Neuroscience, modulated memory retrieval and altered anxiety-like behaviors in mice. Essentially, the #UNC scientists boosted the electrical activity between cells in the hypothalamus and the hippocampus to create new neurons – an important process called neurogenesis “Targeting the hypothalamic neurons to enhance adult hippocampal neurogenesis will not only benefit brain functions,” said senior author @Juan Song, PhD, associate professor of pharmacology, “but also holds the potential to treat cognitive and affective deficits associated with various brain disorders.” [Retrieved from https://neurosciencenews.com/optogeneticsneurogenesis-20603/].
Note: the thalamus has been found to be less passive in cognitive functions may indeed be supported by a more general role in shaping mental representations. Several features of thalamocortical circuits are consistent with this suggested role, and we highlight how divergent and convergent thalamocortical and corticothalamic pathways may complement each other to support these functions. Furthermore, the role of the thalamus for subcortical integration is highlighted as a key mechanism for maintaining and updating representations. [Retrieved from https://www.jneurosci.org/content/39/1/3?fbclid=IwAR1mUDSUOD3kolCFIoVRTXf6rsLZ6nbZfnMI8oRUE gwZ37EI8ppd3USLD2s].
Columbia University research, studied cognitive abnormalities associated with schizophrenia may be traced to altered activity in the thalamus during adolescence. The researchers have reported new evidence that cognitive abnormalities seen in neuropsychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia may be traceable to altered activity in the thalamus during adolescence, a time window of heightened vulnerability for schizophrenia. [Retrieved from https://neurosciencenews.com/thalamus-activity-schizophrenia-20641/%5D. The ACC (see top)- is part of RAS (Pineal Gland, Pituitary Gland) associated with the alta major chakra and shame. HPA (see top)-(Hypothalamic–Pituitary–Adrenal Axis) associated with the soma chakra and anger. Both are associated with the thymus chakra aka vagus nerve chakra.
Note: Important RAS info. includes the following excerpt… ‘The RAS is said to be the gas pedal [slow (hypo-), accelerate (hyper-) or varied cognitive speed processing] that ignites the diencephalon (the hypothalamus and thalamus) as well as the cortical areas [where all long-term memory/storage takes place] of the brain’ (Petty 1996). https://nlpca.com/creating-an-optimal-future-for-yourself/ Daniel Kahneman is correct, engaging the reader in a lively conversation about how we think, reveals where we can and cannot trust our intuitions and how we can tap into the benefits of slow thinking [hypo-; as well hyper-, varied speed processing]. [Retrieved from https://suebehaviouraldesign.com/about-us/contact/See]
Images Below: Left- hyper speed processing, Right- hypo- speed processing (then vice versa) 14 – Left- hyper speed processing, Right- hypo- speed processing 15 – Right- hyper speed processing, Left- hypo- speed processing “Cognitive flexibility is related to our perceptions, emotions, actions and even our deep motivations. A change in environment, attitude, or behavior will also influence the way we think. … When we are able to make a mental shift without remaining stuck in a particular mindset, we’re practicing mental flexibility.” [Retrieved from https://www.prospectmedical.com/resources/wellness-center/mentalflexibility%5D. “We all have what is needed for “elastic thinking”—to a greater extent, perhaps, than we realize. It’s just a matter of recognizing the needed skills, Mlodinow argues, and nurturing them. He answered questions from Mind Matters editor Gareth Cook. “[Retrieved from https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-power-of-flexible-thinking/%5D. “Fix these words of mine in your hearts and minds; tie them as symbols on your hands and bind them on your foreheads.” Deuteronomy 6:8
Latest Research, With help from Groh’s collaborator Surya Tokdar, Ph.D., a professor of statistical sciences at Duke and co-author on the paper, Jun found that a subset of cells in the visual cortex, considered a “higher order” brain region in the visual processing pathway, switch between reporting on two different images across trials.’ “Say you have a visual cortex neuron,” Jun said. “When it just sees a backpack, it fires 20 times a second. When it just sees a coffee cup, it fires five times a second. But when that same neuron sees the backpack and the coffee cup next to each other, it alternates firing 20 times a second and five times a second.” [Retrieved from https://neurosciencenews.com/neurons-visual-processing-21967/].
RAS- Think of In Unity With God, Harmony (pleasing God) and Consistency (In Faith- Non-resistance), What we focus on Becomes our Reality! Harmony noun har·mo·ny ˈhär-mə-nē plural harmonies1 a: the combination of simultaneous musical notes in a chord. She taught him how to sing harmony. b: the structure of music with respect to the composition and progression of chords a song with complicated harmonies and rhythms c: the science of the structure, relation, and progression of chords 2a: pleasing arrangement of parts : CONGRUENCE a painting exhibiting harmony of color and line. b: AGREEMENT, ACCORD The standard we sanction today is in harmony with the most basic tenets of our law. Heighs Implement Co. v. Missouri Hwy and Transp. Commn, 859 S.W.2d 681 (1993)c: internal calm : TRANQUILITY a period of relative harmony3a: an interweaving of different accounts into a single narrative b: a systematic arrangement of parallel literary passages (as of the Gospels) for the purpose of showing agreement or harmony 4archaic : tuneful sound : MELODY [Retrieved from https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/harmony].
Consistency noun con·sis·ten·cy kən-ˈsi-stən(t)-sē pluralconsistencies1a: agreement or harmony of parts or features to one another or a whole : CORRESPONDENCE The furnishings and decorations in all the rooms reflect a consistency of style.s pecifically : ability to be asserted together without contradiction b: harmony of conduct or practice with profession followed her own advice with consistency2: degree of firmness, density, viscosity, or resistance to movement or separation of constituent particles Boil the juice to the consistency of a thick syrup. 3a: firmness of constitution or character:
PERSISTENCY… the rigid consistency with which he had adhered to its principles … Nathaniel Hawthorn ebarchaic : condition of adhering together : firmness of material substance. [Retrieved from https://www.merriamwebster.com/dictionary/consistency]. Pons- “The Gate” parts of the brain- I describe as heart not mind for that would be the RAS/Gut, and the thymus is the “Leb” which is heart/mind 16 – image 4.1 Pons Illustration works with RAS (*aka God Awareness Chakra) 17 – [nucleus accumbens. Retrieved from https://neuroscientificallychallenged.com/posts/know-your-brain-nucleus accumbens?fbclid=IwAR0ZYZEI0EBz6_VtZ4deghU1BeclAbJcKO3xZkmUq9zbYifNUHI45P338FA].
The pons is part of the brainstem that in humans and other bipeds lies inferior to the midbrain, superior to the medulla oblongata and anterior to the cerebellum.  The pons integrates both the medulla oblongata and the thalamus (NOTE: the importance of conscious reappraisal of emotions (emotional reappraisal) such as shame/empathy and anger/strength for the ARAS). In the thalamus, students can have a slow (hypo-), accelerated (hyper-) or varied processing, and they have a problem with sensory integration disorders (corollary discharge) and emotional intensity or insensitivity with their neurodifference. The Pons, like the RAS, is responsible for arousal (hyper-, hypo- and varied). Plus, the pons connects areas of the brain that controls autonomic functions (parasympathetic (shame) /sympathetic (anger)):
Acting or occurring involuntarily, without conscious control, in the somatic nervous system such as sleep and histamine inhibitors: The part of the peripheral nervous system that transmits signals from the central nervous system to skeletal muscles, and from receptors of external stimuli such as mediating sight, hearing, and touch and movement including speaking with conscious control (RAS-alta major chakra, crown chakra specifically via the thymus (Vagus Nerve Chakra) [Retrieved from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pons].
Ventral Tegmental Area (VTA) The pons controls our breath known as ‘life’. God gave us the ‘life’, so we can be the breath of God, leading a pure and blameless life. The pons just doesn’t serve to help the different lobes communicate, but also is of God. The pons area also contains the trapezoid body (RAS) where you are able to vocalize sounds. This allows us to sing, praise and speak, and share His word- Hallelujah and Gregorian Chants and Turning Hatred/Grief into Joy: Ut Queant Laxis
HERE. Note: from the (2016) study…higherfrequency LFP oscillation (CFC) is enhanced in the human brain during high attentional demand, and has been linked to cognitive tasks not only in cortical brain regions, but also in deep limbic structures, such as the amygdala, hippocampus, and nucleus accumbens. SEE hippocampus and olfactory sense below. [Retrieved from https://www.jneurosci.org/content/36/49; (Szczepanski et al., 2014);/12448?fbclid=IwAR0gqnyZ9b_0_ViS_yIa0186bY8Wkax6eZ_joF2fxTGLZqe8ZR5yO_pIvuI.; Structure and Function of the Brain | Boundless Psychology, https://courses.lumenlearning.com)].
‘but their minds were blinded: for until this day remaineth the same veil untaken away in the reading of the old testament; which veil is done away in Christ. ‘ 2 Corinthians 3:14 ‘For the heart of this people is waxed gross, And their ears are dull of hearing, And their eyes have they closed; Lest they should see with their eyes, And hear with their ears, And understand with their heart, And should be converted, And I [Jesus] should [shall] heal them. ‘ Acts 28:27
An interesting study recently has found: Volume decreases in cortical areas, the amygdala, and basal forebrain in Parkinson’s patients correlated with worsening symptoms of the disease. A team of researchers from Forschungszentrum Jülich, Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf and Ernst-vonBergmann Klinikum Potsdam analyzed the changes of brain volumes in 37 Parkinson’s patients and 27 controls at up to 15 time points over up to 8.8 years using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Previous in vivo studies had either measured brain volumes in Parkinson’s patients only at fewer time points or over shorter periods. [Retrieved from https://neurosciencenews.com/parkinsons-brain-volume20610/?].
“All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness,..” https://www.bible.com/en-GB/bible/111/2TI.3.16.NIV. And since the Bible teaches that “the joy of the Lord is our strength” (Nehemiah 8:10), it also means there will be power in this joy for overcoming besetting sins and for boldness in witness. But, basically, it means radiant joy, because the Spirit who fills us is the Spirit of joy that flows between God the Father and God the Son because of the delight they have in each other. Therefore, to be filled with the Spirit means to be caught into the joy that flows among the Holy Trinity and to love God the Father and God the Son with the very love with which they love each other. Piper, J. (2007). Sermons from John Piper (1980–1989).
Desiring God. People also ask: What is the pons in the limbic system? Role of the pons in the carotid sympathetic chemoreflex? Carotid Body- The carotid body is a chemoreceptor located in the adventitia of the bifurcation of the common carotid artery. Chemoreceptor function: Carotid body monitors the blood’s pH, pCO2, and pO2 and thereby modulates cardiovascular and respiratory function primarily through sympathetic tone. [Retrieved from https://medicine.uiowa.edu/iowaprotocols/carotid-body-and-carotid-sinus-generalinformation].
The carotid chemoreceptor (CC) controls your breathing during exercise, The mass discharges of the splanchnic sympathetic (SND) and phrenic nerves (PND) were recorded in urethananesthetized rats with resected vagal and aortic nerves. Carotid chemoreceptor (CC) stimulation with N2 inhalation (4- 12 s) or cyanide (50-100 micrograms/kg iv) activated SND in bursts synchronized with the postinspiratory phase (mean SND increase: 105 +/- 8%), raised AP, and increased PND rate and amplitude (n = 40). Brain transection at superior collicular level produced no effect. The sympathetic (SChR) and respiratory chemoreflexes (RChR) were reduced after transections through the pons. Lesions of the dorsolateral pons (dl-pons) produced CO2-dependent apneusis and/or tachypnea at rest. [Retrieved from https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/8067462/].
NDPs- “The cerebellar theory” (Nicolson, Fawcett, & Dean, 2001) states, with mixed empirical support, that poor automaticity and motor deficits in individuals with dyslexia may be associated with a dysfunction of the cerebellum (Feng et al., 2017; Vias & Dick, 2017). [Retrieved from https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/dys.1681?fbclid=IwAR3pdYZTYwoFMSFASW8CDJwzOpy NRVpMyt38K0_K-4IweECeBJZIrNbmaSE].
Dopamine (DA) neurons are a major component of the brain reward system. By encoding motivational value and salience, they tighly regulate motivation, emotional states and social interactions. Dopamine in the cerebellum helps regulate social behaviors via its action on D2 receptors. Changes in D2 levels in Purkinje cells alter sociability and preference for social novelty without affecting motor function.Although the regulation of these processes has been largely ascribed to neural circuits embedded in limbic regions, recent evidence indicate that the cerebellum, a region primarily involved in motor control, may also contribute to higher cognitive functions including social behaviors. The cerebellum is essential for sensorimotor control but also contributes to higher cognitive functions including social behaviors [Retrieved from https://neurosciencenews.com/cerebellumdopamine-social-20843/].
Note: The archipallium or primitive (“reptilian”) brain, comprising the structures of the brain stem – medulla, pons, cerebellum, mesencephalon, the oldest basal nuclei – the globus pallidus and the olfactory bulbs. The paleopallium or intermediate (“old mammalian”) brain, comprising the structures of the limbic system. Note: This is study on and exercise-induced changes in the DA-D2R in the dopamine-depleted basal ganglia are consistent with the potential role of this receptor in modulating medium spiny neurons (MSNs) function and behavioral recovery. The primary conclusion of our study is that exercise in the form of intensive treadmill running facilitates neuroplasticity through increased expression of striatal DA-D2Rs, a process most evident in the injured brain. [Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3273304/] .
Note: In my program, I emphasize yoga, tai chi, qigong type exercises when in the stage of recognition of soul and intents- which works on the cellular level! [Retrieved from Google Image Result for Https://Biologydictionary.net/WpContent/Uploads/2020/11/Pons.jpg, images.app.goo.gl/THSvxHLckja1]
The level of dopamine in the brain may have an impact on emotional recognition in those with Parkinson’s disease and schizophrenia, a new study reports. Emotion recognition among people with disorders such as Parkinson’s disease or schizophrenia may be affected by changes in the levels of dopamine in the brain, say researchers at the University of Birmingham. Dopamine is a chemical messenger – often known as the ‘happy hormone’ – that carries signals controlling mental and emotional responses in the brain. Parkinson’s disease and other neurological disorders are known for their links with low or disrupted dopamine levels that cause those affected to struggle with a number of social skills. This is the first time, however, that a positive connection has been made between dopamine and the ability to recognize emotions in others. [Retrieved from https://neurosciencenews.com/dopamine-emotion-20648/].
As well, researchers have designed a new method of converting non-neural cells into functioning neurons that are able to form synapses, dispense dopamine, and restore the function of neurons undermined by Parkinson’s associated destruction of dopaminergic cells. [Retrieved from https://neurosciencenews.com/ipsc-dopamine-parkinsons-neurons-20568/]. As well, exercise even improves motor behavior in people with Parkinson’s disease, but the exact mechanism is not known. One possibility is through an increase in dopamine, a neurotransmitter needed for motor and emotional control that declines as the disease progresses. [Retrieved from https://neurosciencenews.com/exercise-dopamine-20592/].
Since the pons and the thymus (see below) as well as the RAS work together, Students with (anger) Sympathetic Functional System Dominance (SFD) can have problems “Seeing God” (God’s Energy- lucid dreams, “bind on forehead”) and “feeling worthy” to be called on by God (Aphantasia)- for God awareness they need circumstantial evidence or can go to extreme become ultra-religious constantly “breaking down” the Bible and religion or non-religious completely. Those with a (shame) Parasympathetic Functional System Dominance (PFD) have difficulties with reliance and resilience that’s “Hearing God” (God’s Essence- symbols, voice, “tie on hands”) and “feeling enough” to be chosen by God- for God awareness being calm in the mind- being present and ruminating on past/future a must.
(PONS is addressed more in My ELBERT program: includes PYAM & RAS exercises body, breath, calm delight through Prayer, Yoga, Affirmation, and Meditation which connects us to God- see section below). Note: Students with Sympathetic Functional System Dominance (SFD) and Parasympathetic Functional System Dominance (PFD) have high allergy rates and sleep disturbances (see other complications below) which contains the Glia, also called glial cells or neuroglial, are non-neuronal cells in the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord) and the peripheral nervous system. 18 – Image 4.1a Pons Axial illustration 19 – 4.1b Peripheral Nervous System illustration (peripheral sends info. to CNS- has effect on CNS as well as EM Field aka “the senses”) 20 – [Retrieved from https://epomedicine.com/medical-students/brodmann-areas-lesions/].
Note: For those with Dysphonetic (auditory) and Dsyeidetic (visual-surface) Dyslexia, the medial longitudinal fasciculus of the pons carries information about the direction that the eyes should move. It connects the cranial nerve nuclei III (Oculomotor nerve), IV (Trochlear nerve) and VI (Abducens nerve) together, and integrates movements directed by the gaze centers (frontal eye field) and information about head movement (from cranial VIII, Vestibulocochlear nerve- which The vestibulocochlear nerve is unusual in that it primarily consists of bipolar neurons. It is the nerve responsible for the special senses of hearing (via the cochlear nerve), and balance (via the vestibular nerve). Then, the cochlea detects the magnitude and frequency of sound waves. Students with dyslexia have tendency for speech deficits and chronic ear infections, auditory as well as visual processing issues in the terms of being a sound and word processing disorder. Note: In some cases, it’s sometimes coordination, balance, and conflicting signals in the inner ear, eyes, and sensory receptors. Linguists are interested in language for its own sake, as a complex product of the human mind.
They are also interested in how language develops in children, how it changes over time, and how it is used in human society. Furthermore, Neuroscientist Suzana Herculano-Houzel has pointed out that our brains are different because of the number of neurons packed into our skulls — it’s less about the size of our brains. The density of that packing, and the ensuing neuronal connections this density allows for, gives rise to our ability to acquire language from birth and use it till death. She assumes that the main function of the brain is to regulate our bodies as we move through life. That means that at every given moment, our brains assess our hunger, threat levels, etc. to figure out how much energy we need to get through the day. Thinking and cognitive perception are secondary products of how our brain responds predicatively to our environment. If the grammatical system is a resource that the brain uses depending on context, then our emotions and identity can also affect how we use grammar. This is precisely what we have found. [Retrieved from https://www.umass.edu/linguistics/; https://neurosciencenews-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/neurosciencenews.com/emotion-grammarlinguistics-19790/amp/?fbclid=IwAR3Uu9_tlLeZS7upnvBRvIbBvarR46E9SathZ7y3fKeLSoWBwQ8y4JZFnU].
In addition, these Brodmanns [see Ras and Pons above] have been widely redefined, discussed, debated, and refined exhaustively based on cytoarchitecture, cortical functions, and brain plasticity. Brodmann areas of the cerebral cortex are based on the types of neurons and connections that typically found each region. For Dyslexia this includes the left hemisphere language zones of their brain, (ie anatomic regions called Superior Temporal Gyrus, Angular Gyrus and Supramarginal gyrus, Broca’s region). There are 52 Brodmann regions, covering the primary somatosensory cortex, primary motor cortex, somatosensory association cortex, premotor and supplementary motor cortex, dorsolateral/anterior prefrontal cortex, anterior prefrontal cortex, and primary visual and audio cortexes, plus additional areas. BA18 of Brodmann (human) refers to a subdivision of the cytoarchitecturally defined occipital region of cerebral cortex. In the human it is located in parts of the cuneus, the lingual gyrus and the middle occipital gyrus of the occipital lobe. Brodmann area 22 is cytoarchitecturally located in the posterior superior temporal gyrus of the brain. In the left cerebral hemisphere, it is one portion of Wernicke’s area. [Retrieved from https://www.kenhub.com/en/library/anatomy/brodmann-areas; https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fnbeh.2013.00198/full].
“Just as we live our life out of memory, thinking and dwelling in the past as a way of creating the future in the present by using the same idea to create a new variation, our body is regenerated and sustained out of the same memory. The mind forms an astral image as a hologram that imprints the etheric body with the information of that image.” [Retrieved from https://www.frontiersin.org/research-topics/19625/the-four-streams-of-the-prefrontal-cortex; http://ecotopia.org/thymos-as-biopsychological-metaphor-the-vital-root-of-consciousness/].
Thymus- “The Second Gate”- ‘T cells are critical to the adaptive immune system’: Stopping Inflamation and Even Damage 21 – Retrieved from http://www.mcblab.net/lecture/20132-/chapter-15.pdf
The collaboration between Professor Adrian Liston (Babraham Institute) and Professor Matthew Holt (VIB and KU Leuven; i3S-University of Porto) has produced a targeted delivery system for boosting the numbers of specialized anti-inflammatory immune cells specifically within the brain to restrict brain inflammation and damage. The research team found that regulatory T cell numbers were low in the brain because of a limited supply of the crucial survival molecule interleukin 2, also known as IL2. Levels of IL2 are low in the brain compared to the rest of the body as it can’t pass the blood-brain barrier. Together the team devised a new therapeutic approach that allows more IL2 to be made by brain cells, thereby creating the conditions needed by regulatory T cells to survive.
A ‘gene delivery’ system based on an engineered adeno-associated viral vector (AAV) was used: this system can actually cross an intact blood brain barrier and deliver the DNA needed for the brain to produce more IL2 production. [Retrieved from https://neurosciencenews.com/tbi-immune-system-20671/].
The immune system may play a fundamental role along with the central nervous system in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as “Lou Gehrig’s disease,” Mount Sinai researchers report. Researchers discovered both immune system and central nervous system dysfunction in animal models and people with ALS4, a genetic, juvenile, and slow-progressing form of ALS. Further evidence of immune system involvement, she adds, was detected in the high concentration of CD8 T cells—which are usually involved in the destruction of tumors and cells in the body that harbor pathogens—in the spinal cord and peripheral blood of ALS4 mice and patients. Those increased CD8 T cell populations, known as TEMRA (terminally differentiated effector memory), correlate with ALS4 disease progression. “Our discovery of a link between the immune and central nervous systems in ALS4 disease has immediate implications for other types of ALS, other neurodegenerative disorders, and for cancer,” said Dr. Marazzi. [Retrieved from https://neurosciencenews.com/als-cns-immune-system-20888/].
Thymus (12th chakra and all chakras, high heart & mind, inward man)-Upper or Higher Heart Chakra (*aka God Unity Chakra, Ascension Chakra, Vagus Nerve Chakra). It is the “one” umpire known as the mind. Thymus- to be, have, belong, remain, imagine living in love (wisdom, curiosity, “intellect”, connect)-It is known as “the seat of the soul”, and our Higher Intelligence & Imagination or “The Mind”- for the fact that it: holds a record of traumatic or painful events, dimensional to the subliminal content (see intelligence model below) and ancestral narration (see imagination). High Heart Chakra, also called the ascended heart chakra, is connected with an organ: the thymus gland which before birth and throughout childhood (largest in the teen years-dormant at 50 years old).
The thymus is a specialized primary lymphoid organ of the immune system. Within the thymus, thymus cell lymphocytes or T cells mature. T cells are critical to the adaptive immune system (also see RAS-GUT), where the body adapts specifically to foreign invaders. The thymus is located in the upper front part of the chest, in the anterior superior mediastinum, behind the sternum, and in front of the heart. It is made up of two lobes, each consisting of a central medulla and an outer cortex, surrounded by a capsule.  The thymus is instrumental in the production and maturation of T-lymphocytes or T cells, a specific type of white blood cell that protects the body from certain threats, including viruses and infections; It plays a role in immunity, autoimmunity, and aging (it’s basically our twin flame and fountain of youth). It’s made up of a scheme showing development of branchial epithelial bodies from the thoracic cavity of the foetus. I, II, III, IV. Branchial pouches.  The human leukocyte antigen (HLA) system or complex is a complex of genes on chromosome 6 in humans which encode cell-surface proteins responsible for the regulation of the immune system. The HLA system is also known as the human version of the major histocompatibility complex (MHC) found in many animals. More importanmtly, the “soul that is the seat of the mind”. [Retrieved from https://www.hindawi.com/journals/jtrans/2012/842141/; https://www.unseenwarfare.net/3-powers-of-the-soul; https://www.science.org/doi/10.1126/scisignal.abc8579; https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thymus].
The Monad and the Permanent Seed Atom are different parts of the same functioning spirit body. When the seed atom is coming online the Monadic light generates into the diamond blueprint Diamond Heart filter of the permanent seed atom. The inner Monadic spirit ignites with the Mother’s Holy Spirit or the Amoraea Flame. The activated ‘Christ’ Seed Atom generates the instruction set of the Silicate Matrix and is the Universal Christos Field or 12D Ray. [Retrieved from https://ascensionglossary.com/index.php/Monad].
The Thymus and High Heart & Gut Relation See Kidneys, See THYMUS (high heart), See Blood PH LEVELS: adrenal glands, also known as suprarenal glands, are small, triangular-shaped glands located on top of both kidneys here :
The Spirit body of the Monad is only consciously aware of the contents of the Soul when it is connected to the Soul. This is the same as when the physical body is disconnected from the Soul, the conscious mind does not remember her (cannot feel the soul). When our Heart is healed, there is a fire that is ignited inside the Heart that is accessed, and the fire in the Heart is also in the Kidneys. There is a triangle that connects the Heart into the Kidneys. The Kidneys are in the base of the triangle from left to right and the point of the triangle is in the Heart. When the Heart is healed, there is a twin flame ignition in our Heart and Kidneys, which shifts the Heart configuration. Twin flames equals structure of light within the Heart. So two flames ignite in the Heart. The Monad is the greater flame and the physical body is the lesser flame. When this dual flame is ignited, there is an ignition in the Heart and a fire coming into the Kidneys, which is about blood cleansing. [Retrieved from https://ascensionglossary.com/index.php/Monad%5D. Note: Importantly, alterations in vitamin D hormone production in the kidney and/or its ubiquitous degradation in the kidney and virtually all other target tissues can lead to a wide variety of diseases of mineral dysregulation or other significant pathophysiologic states (13).[Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5373853/].
Very Important Study University at Buffalo scientists have discovered a convergent mechanism that may be responsible for how two top-ranked genetic risk factors for autism spectrum disorder/intellectual disability (ASD/ID) lead to these neurodevelopmental disorders. Mutations in the ASD/intellectual disability genes ADNP and POGZ result in abnormal activation and overexpression of immune response genes and genes for microglia. This results in abnormal brain synaptic function, characteristic of ASD and ID. The research involved studies on postmortem brain tissue from humans with ASD/ID, as well as studies on mice in which ADNP and POGZ were silenced through viral delivery of small interference RNA. These mice exhibited impaired cognitive task performance, such as spatial memory, object recognition memory and long-term memory. The mutated genes also activate the glial cells in the brain called microglia, which serve as support cells for neurons and have an immune function in the brain; they comprise 10-15% of all brain cells. “This is consistent with what we see in upregulated genes in the prefrontal cortex of humans with ASD/ID,” said Conrow-Graham. The prefrontal cortex is the part of the brain responsible for executive function, such as cognition and emotional control. [Retrieved from https://neurosciencenews.com/asdid-microglia-genetics-20946/%5D. “And he who searches our hearts knows the mind of the Spirit, because the Spirit intercedes for God’s people in accordance with the will of God.” Romans 8:27 Retrieved from https://www.bible.com/en-GB/bible/111/ROM.8.27.NIV
Latest Research, Thymus Ancient Extracellular Signaling Molecule Matrix (ECM) The thymus includes ancient extracellular signaling molecules which are cues, such as growth factors, hormones, cytokines, extracellular matrix components and neurotransmitters, designed to transmit specific information to target cells. Increasing knowledge about the roles of extracellular matrix and its components in the nervous system development and disease is important from the therapeutic viewpoint.
Activation of signaling cascades underlying reorganization of the extracellular matrix and stimulation of neuronal plasticity is an achievable goal and a promising approach for treatment of acute and chronic neurodegenerative disorders. Recent data suggest that extracellular matrix proteases modifying cell recognition molecules on the neuronal surface, modulate synaptogenesis and plasticity during development and neurorepair. [Retrieved from https://www.frontiersin.org/researchtopics/21996/extracellular-matrix-in-development-and-disorders-of-the-nervous-system; https://febs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/febs.15776].
A new study reveals how adipocytes, or fat cells, play a role in cognitive decline and increased neurodegeneration risks. Using genetically modified mouse models, researchers found oxidative stress through exposure to a Western diet increased the production of inflammatory cytokines confined to adipocytes and altered protein markers of memory and cognition in the hippocampus. [Retrieved from https://neurosciencenews-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/neurosciencenews.com/fat-cells-cognition19521/amp/?fbclid=IwAR0EsMm7hYb1k-f63z0CfVd5cLiHRJ_RNavyXvI4U-0Jow03LuqA3EueXpQ].
As well, sympathetic [Anger] innervation of the thymus originates from the superior cervical and stellate ganglion. These fibers travel in a plexus along large blood vessels until they enter the thymic capsule. Parasympathetic fibers [Shame] arise from the vagus, recurrent laryngeal, and phrenic nerves. Several rodent studies have found that thymocytes respond to stimuli via norepinephrine, dopamine, acetylcholine, neuropeptide Y, vasoactive intestinal peptide, calcitonin gene-related peptide, and substance P. [Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK539748/].
Research on the molecular and cellular basis of learning and memory has focused on the mechanisms that underlie the induction and expression of synaptic plasticity. There is increasing evidence that structural changes at the synapse are associated with synaptic plasticity and that extracellular matrix (ECM) components and cell adhesion molecules are associated with these changes (Retrieved from HERE).
Note: Neurons in the parafascicular thalamus project to three different parts of the basal ganglia. Targeting these circuits could be a new target for treating motor dysfunction and depression associated with Parkinson’s disease. Parkinson’s disease is best-known as a disorder of movement. Patients often experience tremors, loss of balance, and difficulty initiating movement. The disease also has lesser-known symptoms that are nonmotor, including depression [Retrieved from https://neurosciencenews.com/parkinsonsthalamus-circuit-20780/].
“May our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who loved us and by his grace gave us eternal encouragement and good hope, encourage your hearts and strengthen you in every good deed and word.” 2 Thessalonians 2:16-17 https://www2.bible.com/bible/111/2TH.2.16-17
The Thymus aka Leb, Lebab Cont. The Leb is “The Veil”, of the five senses, also what enters the body, and absolutely essential for physical life and health, so too a healthy spiritual heart mind (intellect- what is right), emotion (moral-what is good), will (imagination- what is best) is at the center of one’s inner being (soul) is vital for a healthy soul, serving as the “fountain” of all moral attitudes and actions. The invisible realm of the spirit is as real as the visible world. In fact, the Scripture tells us that it is even more real (Hebrews 11:3). And just as God gave us five natural senses to interact with the physical world, He gave us five spiritual senses to connect with the supernatural world. The Leb (Living Embodiment of Christ)- high heart, mind and “the gut” which is the bodily organ by means of which the raw data of experience is shaped into thoughts, concepts, or judgments.[Retrieved from https://www.preceptaustin.org/heart_leb?fbclid=IwAR3sxBfseZ2LTzssTfOghYI_kfMmtglVqyEqG3W7xAPJIQt3uODG9GjNdk].
Are you someone who is trying to do what is “right”…goes by own perceptions- heart/mind? -Are you someone always trying to do “good”…goes by feeling- the soul? -Are you someone just doing “your best”…lives by God’s intuitions (God’s perceptions-His Identity & Statutes- the Spirit)?
The puritan, John Flavel said, it’s light of the understanding, recognitions of the memory, seat of principles and the fountain of actions. John MacArthur – The “heart” commonly refers to the mind as the center of thinking and reason (Pr 3:3; 6:21;7:3), but also includes the emotions (Pr 15:15, 30), the will (Pr 11:20; 14:14), and thus, the whole inner being (Pr 3:5). The “Leb” aka heart and mind carries along several other organs of the body (cf. ear and eyes already in Pr 4:20, 21) mentioned frequently in wisdom instruction: mouth, lips, and eyes (parallel to “eyelids” or “orbs” in Pr 4:25), mouth, lips, and even the foot and hand. The heart is the depository of all wisdom and the source of whatever affects speech (Pr 4:24), sight (Pr 4:25), and conduct (Pr 4:26, 27). “Our mind [“leb”] receives information that it turns into emotional thoughts that act as a blueprint for shaping our material body, both inwardly and outwardly. We literally become what we think and imagine.” Retrieved from https://medcraveonline.com/MOJPB/dna-the-phantom-effect-quantumhologram-and-the-ethericbody.html?fbclid=IwAR199BUqYjWCvNGq2GCgdzl3d0n_lVzu_6na4KVVcYVuBzk-JeiM-CgRyDQ Our Euphraino, “the flexible mind”, relies the veil on The Truth in The gospel lies in your belief in Jesus’ coming to earth…please read below and think about how our subjective, discriminative knowledge and wisdom leads to understanding everything in terms of the following His Intention (Salvation- All Children of God): • Awareness • Knowledge Our Own Revelation- “listening heart” • Wisdom • Humility His Affirmation (Unity- “The Chosen”, Sons of God) • Understanding • Righteousness Learn More HERE He makes them listen to correction and commands…https://www.bible.com/enGB/bible/111/JOB.36.10.NIV.
In the past God overlooked such ignorance, but now he commands all people…”Ephphatha, Prayer”: Long Version: Includes ARAS w/ PHB and ASN (Always Surely Need) In Unity With The Trinity HERE. Note: The thymus (thymus chakra) brings Intelligence (God’s Affirmation- “mental acuteness”) and Imagination (God’s Intention- “perceived reality”) to balance to form our own Beliefs (Will)- it’s ultimately the convergence of knowledge and wisdom to gain a better understanding of everything!!! Read here how: https://wp.me/pbJRHH-15A
Nous, The Leb, The “Eon” & Why Orbs, 7 Natural Rays of Light (SOLUTION ABC’s & PYAM DAILY- see below):
Jesus’ Insight Part I
Jesus’ Insight Part II
Jesus’ Insight Part III
Jesus’ Insight Part IV
Jesus’ Insight Part V
Jesus’ Insight Part VI
Jesus’ Insight Part VII
Jesus’ Insight Part VIII
Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid. John 14:27
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Related To assess its role in AD, several research teams collaborated to first generate a mouse model with the PKCα M489V mutation and then assess its biochemistry and behavior over the next year and a half (corresponding to approximately 55 years in human aging). 1. After three months, the brains of the mutated mice had significantly altered levels of protein phosphorylation compared to the brains of wild type control mice, indicating that neuronal proteins were being misregulated. 2. By 4.5 months, the mice’s hippocampal neurons showed several cellular changes, including synaptic depression and reduced density of dendritic spines. 3. By 12 months, the mice showed impaired performance in behavioral tests of spatial learning and memory, clear evidence of cognitive decline. “We were surprised to find that just a slight increase in PKCα activity was enough to recreate the Alzheimer’s phenotype in a mouse,” said senior author Alexandra C. Newton, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Pharmacology at UC San Diego School of Medicine. “This is an amazing example of the importance of homeostasis in biology—even minor tweaks in kinase activity can result in pathology if the effects are allowed to accumulate over a lifetime.” To confirm whether similar enzymatic changes could be observed in human patients, the researchers also measured protein levels in the frontal cortex of human brains from deceased patients with AD and control individuals. Brains from AD patients showed a 20 percent increase in PKCα. Furthermore, phosphorylation of a known PKCα substrate was increased by approximately four-fold in these brains, further suggesting that PKCα activity was enhanced in the human AD brain. “The PKCα M489V mutation has been a great way to test the role of this enzyme in AD, but there are many other ways to have aberrant PKCα,” said Newton. “We’re finding that many mutations associated with AD are in genes that regulate PKCα, so a variety of gene variants may actually be converging onto this same important pathway.” The authors note that several pharmacological inhibitors of PKCα have already been developed for use in cancer and could be repurposed to treat AD. Future drug development might focus on ways to selectively inhibit PKCα at the synapse. “It’s increasingly clear that the amyloid plaques we see in AD are secondary to some other earlier process happening in the brain,” said Newton. “Our findings add to a growing body of evidence that PKCα may be an important part of that process, and is a promising target for treating or preventing Alzheimer’s disease.” Enhanced activity of Alzheimer disease-associated variant of protein kinase Cα drives cognitive decline in a mouse model: Compared to wild type control mice, hippocampal neurons in PKCa M489V mice showed fewer dendritic spines. Credit: UC San Diego Health Sciences. Exquisitely tuned activity of protein kinase C (PKC) isozymes is essential to maintaining cellular homeostasis. Whereas loss-of-function mutations are generally associated with cancer, gain-offunction variants in one isozyme, PKCα, are associated with Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Here we show that the enhanced activity of one variant, PKCα M489V, is sufficient to rewire the brain phosphoproteome, drive synaptic degeneration, and impair cognition in a mouse model. This variant causes a modest 30% increase in catalytic activity without altering on/off activation dynamics or stability, underscoring that enhanced catalytic activity is sufficient to drive the biochemical, cellular, and ultimately cognitive effects observed. Analysis of hippocampal neurons from PKCα M489V mice reveals enhanced amyloid-β-induced synaptic depression and reduced spine density compared to wild-type mice. Behavioral studies reveal that this mutation alone is sufficient to impair cognition, and, when coupled to a mouse model of AD, further accelerates cognitive decline. The druggability of protein kinases positions PKCα as a promising therapeutic target in AD. How Brain Circuits Switch Between Different Behaviors “Enhanced activity of Alzheimer disease-associated variant of protein kinase Cα drives cognitive decline in a mouse model” by Gema Lordén et al. 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ARAS (“The PERFECT” LEB- Lowly and Child-like full, and complete in justice and meekness) THE NARROW GATE PLUS BREATHING & BLOOD’S PH LEVELS 22 – “My ELBERT develops connection, trust, and love by instilling curiosity, autonomy, and attunement in our students.” by Tricia Cook AGAIN, What is meekness? Being “Out of Darkness” and Overtaken, Upon The Presence Of His Light ARAS (Super Conscious, Crown, Tippy TOP of Head, Child-Like BLISS to Live, Laugh, & Love=Perceiving Heaven ON Earth, UPSTANDING THE HEARTS aka “The Leb” WITH MEEKNESS AND JUSTICE (DISCERNMENT OF THE HEART).
ARAS- (Woe To Meekness, No Longer Sloth aka Spiritual Apathy (fear) & Woe to Justice, Idolatry (worry) understand and fear [awe of Love”] of the Lord [“…with behavior that is a credit to the summons to God’s service, living as becomes you] with complete lowliness [in heart]: of mind (humility) and meekness (unselfishness, gentleness, mildness), with patience, bearing with one another and making allowances because you love one another. Loder’s definition of love as “the non-possessive delight in the particularity of the other”. [Retrieved from https://www.biola.edu/talbot/ce20/database/james-edwinloder-jr.] Ephesians 4:2 AMPC Note: Meekness is an attribute of human nature and behavior that has been defined as an amalgam [a mixture or blend “a curious amalgam of the traditional (OT) and the modern (NT)”] of righteousness, inner humility, and patience. Meekness is essentially an attitude or quality of heart whereby a person is willing to accept and submit without resistance to the will and desire of someone else. [Retrieved from https://www.regent.edu/journal/inner-resources-forleaders/spiritual-meekness-a-virtue-for-christian-leaders/%5D. ‘Wherefore he saith, Awake [ARISE] thou that sleepest, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall give thee light. ‘ Ephesians 5:14 Breathing is a vital behavior that is particularly amenable to experimental investigation. We review recent progress on three problems of broad interest. (i) Where and how is respiratory rhythm generated? The preBötzinger Complex is a critical site, whereas pacemaker neurons may not be essential. The possibility that coupled oscillators are involved is considered. (ii) What are the mechanisms that underlie the plasticity necessary for adaptive changes in breathing?
Serotonin- dependent long-term facilitation following intermittent hypoxia is an important example of such plasticity, and a model that can account for this adaptive behavior is discussed. (iii) Where and how are the regulated variables CO2 and pH sensed? These sensors are essential if breathing is to be appropriate for metabolism. Neurons with appropriate chemosensitivity are spread throughout the brainstem; their individual properties and collective role are just beginning to be understood. [Retrieved from https://www.annualreviews.org/doi/abs/10.1146/annurev.neuro.26.041002.131103%5D. Read More HERE “IdleBrain” (Pray and Breath- upwards motion thymus to thalamus) Reflective idle-will loll over something before a decision is made and to spend time doing nothing.
An idlebrain will “listen to Him” may mull and pray over a situation or even “next steps” of daily life. They move lazily or without purpose. Sincerely (truly, earnestly, or fervently) idled person will spend the day away loaf suggests either resting, reflective time in nature, listening to God, or wandering about as though there were nothing to do. Will stay and stand firm in the present moment: Waiting to hear from God…about their path and next directions. NOTE: avoid the opposition which is STRONGS #692: ἀργός, idle [SYNONYMS: ἀργός, βραδύς, νωθρός: ἀργός, idle, involving blameworthiness (worth blame); βραδύς slow (tardy), having a purely temporal reference and no necessary bad sense; νωθρός sluggish, descriptive of constitutional. Prayer & BREATHING DAILY FERVENT PRAYER (Fervent, Fervently) A — 1: ἐκτενής (Strong’s #1618 — Adjective — ektenes — ekten-ace’ ) denotes “strained, stretched” (ek, “out,” teino, “to stretch”); hence, metaphorically, “fervent,” 1 Peter 4:8 . Some mss. have it in Acts 12:5 , for the adverb (see B). Cp. ekteneia (with en), “intently, strenuously,” in Acts 26:7 , AV, “instantly,” RV, “earnestly.” Cp. (3) In James 5:17 , “he prayed fervently” (AV, “earnestly”) translates the noun proseuche, followed by the corresponding verb, lit., “he prayed with prayer.” In James 5:16 deesis, “supplication,” is so translated in the RV, for the AV, “effectual fervent prayer.” There is nothing in the original corresponding to the word “effectual.” The phrase, including the verb energeomai, “to work in,” is, lit., “the inworking supplication,” suggesting a supplication consistent with inward conformity to the mind of God. (4) For “fervent heat” see HEAT , B. A — 1: ἐνεργής (Strong’s #1756 — • Adjective — energes — en-er-gace’ ) denotes “active, powerful in action” (en, “in,” ergon, • “work;” Eng. “energy;” the word “work” is derived from the same root). It is translated • “effectual” in 1 Corinthians 16:9 , of the door opened for the Gospel in Ephesus, and made • “effectual” in the results of entering it; and in Philemon 1:6 , of the fellowship of Philemon’s faith “in the knowledge of every good thing” (RV). In Hebrews 4:12 it describes the Word of God as “active,” RV (AV, “powerful”), i.e., full of power to achieve results. See ACTIVE , POWERFUL. “You must not go about spreading slander among your people. You must not endanger the life of your neighbor. I am the LORD. You must not harbor hatred against your brother in your heart. Directly rebuke your neighbor, so that you will not incur guilt on account of him.
Do not seek revenge or bear a grudge against any of your people, but love your neighbor as yourself. I am the LORD.” Leviticus 19:16- 18 ‘Remind people to be subject to rulers and authorities, to be obedient, to be ready and willing to do good, to slander or abuse no one, to be kind and conciliatory and gentle, showing unqualified [FULL] consideration and courtesy toward everyone. ‘ Titus 3:1-2 Discernment: Urge & Convict But FULLY CONSIDER (Nous): PERFECT LOVE ETERNAL Consider 1: ὁράω (Strong’s #3708 — Verb — eidon — hor-ah’-o ) used as the aorist tense of horao, “to see,” is translated “to consider” in Acts 15:6 , of the gathering of the Apostles and elders regarding the question of circumcision in relation to the Gospel. 2: συνεῖδον (Strong’s #4894 — Verb — suneidon — soon-i’-do ) sun, with, and No. 1, used as the aorist tense of sunorao, to see with one view, to be aware, conscious, as the result of mental perception, is translated “considered” in Acts 12:12 , of Peter’s consideration of the circumstances of his deliverance from prison. See KNOW , PRIVY. 3: καταμανθάνω (Strong’s #2648 — Verb — katamanthano — kat-am-an-than’-o ) lit., “to learn thoroughly” (kata, “down,” intensive, manthano, “to learn”), hence, “to note accurately, consider well,” is used in the Lord’s exhortation to “consider” the lilies. Matthew 6:28 . 4: νοέω (Strong’s #3539 — Verb — noeo — noy-eh’-o ) “to perceive with the mind” (nous), “think about, ponder,” is translated “consider,” only in Paul’s exhortation to Timothy in 2 Timothy 2:7 . The purposes of a person’s heart are deep waters, but one who has insight draws them out. Proverbs 20: EFFECTUAL PRAYER B — 1: ἐνεργέω (Strong’s #1754 — Verb — energeo — en-erg-eh’-o ) “to put forth power, be operative, to work” (its usual meaning), is rendered by the verb “to work effectually,” or “to be effectual,” in the AV of 2 Corinthians 1:6; Galatians 2:8; 1 Thessalonians 2:13; in each case the RV translates it by the simple verb “to work” (past tense, “wrought”). In James 5:16 the RV omits the superfluous word “effectual,” and translates the sentence “the supplication of a righteous man availeth much in its working,” the verb being in the present participial form. Here the meaning may be “in its inworking,” i.e., in the effect produced in the praying man, bringing him into line with the will of God, as in the case of Elijah. For a fuller treatment of the word, see WORK. See also DO , MIGHTY , SHEW , Note (11). Note: The noun energeia, “working,” is translated “effectual working,” in the AV of Ephesians 3:7; 4:16 See gnēsiōs- gnay-SEE-ose [Pure Heart] “sincerely, honorably” (akin to A, No. 3), is rendered “truly” (marg., “genuinely”) in Phil, 2:20 (AV, “naturally”). Read More HERE* see The Trinity- US< GOD, UNIVERSE
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