QUANTUM NEUROSCIENCE. PART 2
The unconscious, preconscious, and conscious. What is the difference between them?
Freud believed that the mind could be divided up in a spatial manner. He chose to call those sectors: conscious, preconscious and unconscious. According to Freud, the preconscious is located in between the unconscious and the conscious locales. Think of it as a membrane through which a piece of repressed memory passes.
Freud described the unconscious section as a big room that was extremely full with thoughts milling around while the conscious was more like a reception area (small room) with fewer thoughts. The preconscious functioned as the guard between the two spaces and would let only some thoughts pass into the conscious area of thoughts. The ideas that are stuck in the unconscious are called “repressed” and are therefore unable to be “seen” by any conscious level. The preconscious allows this transition from repression to conscious thought to happen.
IHow do we know that we have these states?
Example: In general, people are not thinking of their address or telephone number in a given moment, but if you ask them for the information they can easily recall and provide it.
Freud likened the three levels of mind to an iceberg. The top of the iceberg that you can see above the water represents the conscious mind. The part of the iceberg that is submerged below the water but is still visible is the preconscious. The bulk of the iceberg that lies unseen beneath the waterline represents the unconscious.
What is the base-level human condition, and what are the brain’s contribution to this?
A basic human condition is a unique system of with the individual settings. What kind of settings? The ones that are in the brain. Through the brain, as through the mission control center, all our states are regulated: from sensations to mood, from feelings to perceived thought forms. It turns out that the brain is our boss, is it? Up to a certain level of human awareness, yes. But beyond the line, when we begin to be an observer of ourselves, the brain turns into a magical Gin, respecting the wishes of the heart. The core position of the brain in your unique reality, always remains a priority position. But in combination with the conscious perception of this fact, the brain stops to be the boss, becomes a friend and partner of creative creation.
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