INTEGRAL YOGA – Gunas of Prakriti, Self Ego and Individuality

Integral yoga, sometimes also called supramental yoga, is the yoga-based philosophy and practice of Sri Aurobindo and The Mother (Mirra Alfassa). The goal of integral yoga The goal of Integral yoga is to become aware of the Divine, to integrate the physical, mental and spiritual aspects of ourselves, and to manifest the Divine at earth. According to Sri Aurobindo, all life…

Gita based Organisational Behavior & Community work

lessons from GITA Manageral functions Management guidelines fromthe Bhagavad GitaThere is an important distinction between effectivenessand efficiency in managing. Effectiveness is doing the right things. Efficiency is doing things right. QUALITY OF LORD KRISHNA– Quality # 1: SimplicitySimplicity was his great friendship with Sudama – a poor Brahminwhom he remembered even as a king.– Quality…

Life and Education – THIRUKKURAL

THIRUKKURAL ‘Classical language’ Tamil. languages of the world, . (Dharma), Porutpal (Wealth) and Inbathupal (Love/desire) which have 38, 70 and 25 chapters punctuating to 133 chapters in total and each chapter has 10 couplets Life Skill Concepts in Thirukural 1. Valluvar on Communication . Valluvar warns against the wayward/ abusive usage of language.  Since…

unit 2 – NEURONS- BASIC UNIT OF NERVOUS SYSTEM

BASIC FEATURES OF NERVOUS SYSTEM AN OVERVIEW The nervous system has two main parts: The nervous system transmits signals between the brain and the rest of the body, including internal organs. In this way, the nervous system’s activity controls the ability to move, breathe, see, think, and more. MENINGES Three layers of membranes known as…

Effects of Brain stimulation – What happens to the brain if it gets stimulated?

Deep brain stimulation (DBS) involves implanting electrodes within certain areas of the brain. These electrodes produce electrical impulses that regulate abnormal impulses. Or the electrical impulses can affect certain cells and chemicals within the brain. Electrical stimulation of the nervous system is used in the treatment of movement disorders, pain, and epilepsy. Stimulation involves placement of…

Recording brain activity – How to measure brain functioning?

The human brain is one of the most complex organs in the human body. Some techniques that may be used for studying the human brain include: Electroencephalogram (EEG) The main use of an EEG is to detect and investigate epilepsy, a condition that causes repeated seizures. An EEG will help doctor identify the type of epilepsy…

Correlating brain anatomy with behavior

The brain has three main parts: the cerebrum, cerebellum and brainstem. Cerebrum: is the largest part of the brain and is composed of right and left hemispheres. It performs higher functions like interpreting touch, vision and hearing, as well as speech, reasoning, emotions, learning, and fine control of movement. Cerebellum: is located under the cerebrum. Its function…

Approaches that relate brain and behavior

The brain receives information and internal and external influences that enable the most appropriate behaviors that should be triggered at any time. NEURO-BIOLOGICAL APPROACH The Neurobiological approach to psychology is when we look at how the neural functioning of neurons and neurotransmitters shape and affect the behavior of the person. The neurobiological basis of behavior…