HeartMath

The “Little Brain In the Heart”

  Did you know neurocardiologists and many other scientists believe the heart, which constantly shares information with the brain, has a brain of its own?We now know that the heart sends much more information to the brain than it receives, including signals that can influence perception, emotional experience and higher mental processes. Institute of HeartMath Intrinsic Cardiac Afferent Neurons Dr. J. Andrew Armour introduced the term, “heart brain,” in 1991. Armour showed that the heart’s complex nervous system qualified it as a.

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