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[Magazine] Scientific American Mind. Vol. 14. No 1

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This position is much more in line with a scientific view, but before we can accept it as truth we must at least empirically prove the existence of the interaction— that a conscious mental field can be found and defined. Today we have no clues to explore this phenomenon. According to monists, our heads possess only one type of process, regardless of whether it is active in mental or neuronal activity. The difference between the brain and consciousness is the way in which information is accessed.

By the time the experiment ended, participants showed neural activity patterns similar to those of professional pianists. Thus, our studies underscore a very important fact: humans perceive music as more than just sound. During a concert, we watch the musicians play, using visual perception; louder passages create vibrations, which we perceive as tactile stimulus. If a person is playing a piece on an instrument, the music is perceived as a series of fingerings and therefore is also a sensory motor activity.

They say they have more difficulty concentrating after viewing than before. In contrast, they rarely indicate such difficulty after reading. After playing sports or engaging in hobbies, people report improvements in mood. After watching TV, people’s moods are about the same or worse than before. Within moments of sitting or lying down and pushing the “power” button, viewers report feeling more relaxed. Because the experience of relaxation occurs quickly, people are conditioned to associate watching TV with rest and lack of tension.

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