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1. Not conscious.

2. In psychoanalysis, the psychic structure comprising the drives and feelings of which one is unaware.

Synonym: insensible.

Collective unconscious, in jungian psychology, the combined engrams or memory potentials inherited from an individual's phylogenetic past.

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Is voluntary death from breath-holding possible?

... in the blood. This results in a delay of the impulse the breathe, and so a person may pass out from hypoxia before feeling an urge to gasp. Once unconscious, does the following muscular relaxation result in respiritory arrest (and hence death from asphyxiation), or does one resume normal breathing?

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by Coelacanth
Tue Oct 15, 2013 8:25 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Is voluntary death from breath-holding possible?
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Re: how to know a muscle is contracting or relaxing

... we have a brain injury requiring relearning, we will remember without having to think consciously how to do it for our whole lives. When we are unconscious, most skeletal muscles relax. Thus a person who is knocked out, or faints, falls limply to the floor, since none of the muscle pairs or ...

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by Wallyanna
Wed May 09, 2012 10:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: how to know a muscle is contracting or relaxing
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help match biology

... ears, skin) Of the cerebrum conscious thought, intelligent, memory, personality; controls voluntary motor muscle action (such as to throw a ball) Unconscious control of the muscle co-ordination and balance Sends messages from tone cerebral hemisphere to the other. Connects right and left hemispheres ...

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by mkshawty
Wed Apr 25, 2012 11:30 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: help match biology
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Views: 4773

Sound and how the brain reacts to it

... Psychotherapists (or certainly this psychotherapist) will use this effect to access negative emotional states in order to work with them at the unconscious level, this bringing them into consciousness. Of course the opposite also happens and we access a positive state. a happy feeling. sound ...

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by andym777
Sat Feb 11, 2012 8:07 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Sound and how the brain reacts to it
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Views: 176880

Re: Natural selection and logic

... we agree that the organism got no power to change his creation by himself and have no ability to do so and the other factor is the nature which is unconscious and got no mind to do so,so the 2 factors are false which in logic will lead to false result,but if in case that we will accept that the ...

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by factsfinder
Mon Jan 23, 2012 8:09 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Natural selection and logic
Replies: 7
Views: 4258
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