Intuition, a Part of Bipolar Disorder? The Emotional Brain-Survival and Time

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Survival and reproduction are essential for all living forms. Can intuition increase the survival rate and be a part of the evolution? One of our survival functions is the automatic response to fear like our reaction to snakes mediated by the amygdala also called the emotional brain. But how fast can the amygdala react? Can it react and protect even before an event has occurred? Dreams and visions bringing warnings of future danger have been described by many people. The condition can be related to psychiatric disorders and have a genetic base. If we strictly follow Einstein’s general theory, time is a dimension containing our universe’s past and future at the same time. Then a “time mirage” can be like an optical mirage where you can see people in the desert but they cannot see you. Our methods of measuring this dimension are limiting our understanding of it; but if the brain has access to the dimension, we might be able to study and understand it better with new tests.

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Hellbom, E. (2014) Intuition, a Part of Bipolar Disorder? The Emotional Brain-Survival and Time. Open Journal of Depression, 3, 41-44. doi: 10.4236/ojd.2014.32009.

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