Being a Psychiatrist you may assume I am naturally going to be biased favorably. However, you may be surprised to learn that is not always the case. A Meta-Analysis published in Molecular Psychiatry took a very thorough look at this matter and here I am presenting a quick critical review of this study  and its findings. The main author of this study is Stefan Leuchat who is a Professor
Once during a discussion, a respectable someone (who I won’t name) suggested to me: “I believe the seat of the self is the heart. Not the brain!. I laugh at these scientific notions stating consciousness is in the brain. I believe in the future scientists will also accept the true seat of the self is in the heart..” He went as far as suggesting we ‘think’ with the heart as well.
Is imagination necessary for operant learning? And if so are bacteria imagining! This question came from an interesting discussion I was recently having on selfawarepattern’s blog post regarding Consciousness and Panpsychism. The author says: “..Imagination is the fourth layer. It includes simulations of various sensory and action scenarios, including past or future ones. Imagination seems necessary for operant learning.. “ After several replies, I thought it would be a good idea to present