The Ultradian Dynamics of Mind-Body InteractionsBy
- David Shannahoff-Khalsa, University of California, San Diego, USA
Neuroscientists, psychiatrists, chronobiologists, physiologists, psychophysiologists, cognitive neuroscientists, therapists, sleep researchers, stress physiologists, and addiction specialists.
International Review of Neurobiology
Hardbound, 286 Pages
Published: November 2007
Imprint: Academic Press
"[T]his text presents a detailed and highly technical analysis of various ways that physiology overlaps with psychology."
--European Association for Body Psychotherapy Newsletter
- Introduction - An Historical Perspective on Psychophysiological StatesI. Towards an Integration of the Temporal and Structural Organization of Higher Vertebrates: Lateralized Ultradian Rhythms of the Nervous SystemI.A. Lateralized Rhythms of the Autonomic Nervous SystemI.B. Lateralized Rhythms of the Central Nervous System I.B.I. Ultradian Studies of Lateralized EEG During Sleep I.B.2. Ultradian Studies of Lateralized EEG During Waking I.B.3. Ultradian Studies of Lateralized Cognitive Performance Efficiency I.B.4. Studies of Lateralized Cognitive Performance After Awakening from REM and NREM Sleep StagesI.C. Ultradian Rhythms of the Cardiovascular, Neuroendocrine, Fuel-Regulatory, Gastrointestinal, and Immune SystemsI.D. Hypothalamic Regulation and Integration of the ANS-CNS Rhythm and the Basic Rest Activity CycleI.E. Ultradian Rhythms in Arousal, Performance, and BehaviorII. A Neural Matrix for Coupling Mind and MetabolismIII. A Pendulum of ANS-CNS Activities and Homeostasis: A New Paradigm for Stress and DiseaseIV. Implications of Lateralized Rhythms for Adaptation and HomeostasisV. Implications of Lateralized Rhythms for Psychopathology A. Anxiety B. Depression C. SchizophreniaVI. Translational Elements of Psychophysiological States: Regulation of Lateralized Autonomic and Central Nervous System Activities VI.A. Vagal Nerve Stimulation VI.A.1. Cognitive Abilities VI.B.2. Autonomic Physiology VI.B. Unilateral Forced Nostril Breathing VI.A.1. Cognitive Abilities VI.B.2. Autonomic Physiology VII. ConclusionVIII. References