`This book issues a challenge to anyone in the field of psychotherapy who is resigned to seeing psychotherapy as solely a service activity or an art or craft. Instead, Langs invites us to see that psychotherapy, clinical technique and practice may have intricate and fundamental conditions to the scientific laws of nature and the universe. This work will also be of value to those psychotherapists who are interested in asking research questions about the process and technique of psychotherapy. It is also a refreshing read in a post modern era where the pursuit of validity and fundamental laws seems to have gone out of fashion' - New Therapist
Chapter 24: Cognitive Science and Neuroscience
Cognitive Science and Neuroscience
At the time of writing, I am still exploring the immune system, hoping to unearth further clues to the operations of the emotion-processing mind. Other areas of interest are the cell, which offers models of defence and regulation, and the endocrine and neuroendocrine systems, which are part of the circle of mutual influence between mind and body. I am also studying DNA and RNA because all of the major biological effects in the human body are mediated by or under their influence. Chemical messengers and regulators seem to rule these domains and they have prompted me to continue to study their role in emotional adaptations. Finally, recent reports by psychoanalysts regarding collaborative work with neuroscience has brought me ...