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The Heart Has Its Own “Brain” and Consciousness – Information that Elevates the Mind and Body

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

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The Coherent Heart: Heart-Brain Interactions, Psychophysiological Coherence, and the Emergence of System-Wide Order

This article presents theory and research on the scientific study of emotion that emphasizes the importance of coherence as an optimal psychophysiological state. A dynamic systems view of the interrelations between psychological, cognitive and emotional systems and neural communication networks … Continue reading

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Science of the Heart: Exploring the Role of the Heart in Human Performance

This insightful comprehensive monograph provides fundamental and detailed summaries of the Institute of HeartMath’s years of innovative research. It provides a brief overview of heart rate variability, entrainment, coherence, head-heart interactions, the scientific discoveries that shaped the tools and techniques … Continue reading

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Low vitamin D linked to heart disease and death

In people with low blood levels of vitamin D, boosting them with supplements more than halved a person’s risk of dying from any cause compared to someone who remained deficient, in a large new study. Analyzing data on more than … Continue reading

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The Heart-Brain Connection: The Neuroscience of Social, Emotional, and Academic Learning

Numerous research reports show that social and emotional learning (SEL) can have a positive impact on students’ academic performance. SEL research review explores those reports and helps make sense of the results. In this series of articles, learn how researchers … Continue reading

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