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Mind-Body Healing Mechanisms

Frontal lobes

How our attitudes affect us

Motor cortex and motor system

How what we do affects us

Auditory Cortex and auditory system

How what we hear affects us

Visual Cortex and visual system

How what we see affects us

Parietal Lobes and kinaesthetic/skin and joint sensation

Influence Limbic System

How our emotions affect us

Influence and influenced by Thalamus

Concentration, attention, sensory integration and discrimination

Hippocampus

Memory – influences cognition and perception


Hypothalamic-pituitary-pineal axis

Endocrine (hormonal) control

Autonomic Nervous System

Parasympathetic branch (Acetyl Choline)

Sympathetic branch (Catecholamines)