Nervous System Controls

Some articles on nervous system, nervous system controls:

Self-harm - The Autonomic Nervous System and Self-Injury
... One area of interest is the autonomic nervous system, which is composed of two components the sympathetic nervous system controls arousal and physical activation (i ... the fight-or-flight response) and the parasympathetic nervous system controls physical processes that are automatic (e ... The sympathetic nervous system innervates (i ...

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    A car can massage organs which no masseur can reach. It is the one remedy for the disorders of the great sympathetic nervous system.
    Jean Cocteau (1889–1963)

    Comparatively, we can excuse any offense against the heart, but not against the imagination. The imagination knows—nothing escapes its glance from out its eyry—and it controls the breast.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    When General Motors has to go to the bathroom ten times a day, the whole country’s ready to let go. You heard of that market crash in ‘29? I predicted that.... I was nursing a director of General Motors. Kidney ailment, they said; nerves, I said. Then I asked myself, “What’s General Motors got to be nervous about?” “Overproduction,” I says. “Collapse.”
    John Michael Hayes (b. 1919)

    My advice to people today is as follows: If you take the game of life seriously, if you take your nervous system seriously, if you take your sense organs seriously, if you take the energy process seriously, you must turn on, tune in, and drop out.
    Timothy Leary (b. 1920)