In this presentation, the participants will receive actionable insights into the neurobiology of in-depth truth-inspired learning. In contrast, ordinary learning outcomes are expedient means of survival.
In-depth learning is a three-step process, one more than the two steps of cognition (hear, touch, sight, taste, and smell) and reflection, used in ordinary learning. This presentation unveils the sensory-motor activity used in the third step.
Sensory-motor activity is the default mode of existence of the brain. It consists of three nervous pathways: (1) autonomic, (2) somatic real-time, and (3) somatic memory related. The autonomic runs our bodily survival, the real-time somatic runs our external life, and the memory-related somatic runs our internal life.
All three neural pathways are active in the waking state, the autonomic and the memory-related somatic are active in dream sleep, and only the autonomic is active in dreamless deep. These three are our natural states of being. The state of dreamless sleep is the most relaxing. It is also a state in which we are totally unconscious. We can learn during the deep sleep, but we can’t become conscious of it.
Can we be fully conscious, restful and learn at the same time? The answer to this question is a YES. All we need to do is get the brain’s prefrontal cortex to take charge of the otherwise unconscious breathing function from the brain stem. Running the breath consciously keeps us superconscious, calm, in deep rest and ready to learn with undistracted focus. Such learning is in-depth, and truth inspired.
The presentation graphically shows the different steps needed to get into this state of learning.
Presenters: Shiv Talwar, firstname.lastname@example.org
and Jivasu M. D.,