Consider the amazing human heart, the organ that pumps life-giving oxygenated and nutrient-rich blood throughout our bodies on a precise schedule. Now researchers are learning that this marvelous machine, the size of a fist and weighing on average less than 10 ounces, also possess a level of intelligence they are only beginning to understand. Evidence shows the heart also plays a greater role in our mental, emotional and physical processes than previously thought.Continue reading
Category Archives: Science of the Heart
In view of the current economic crisis, stress has soared to critical levels in many parts of the world and is threatening people’s physical, mental and emotional health. If we are not careful to identify what is causing our stress and learn new skills to manage it, the consequences can stretch far beyond the present.Continue reading
Is there a greater bond than that of mother and baby?
The preliminary findings of a recent study provide evidence of another facet of that bond and demonstrate further that electromagnetic waves produced by one person’s heartbeat can be detected by the brains and nervous systems of others around them.Continue reading
We have frequently received reports from students, professionals, and other practitioners of the HeartMath techniques that the tools help significantly to increase focus, mental clarity, and the ability to retrieve information from memory. Now, a study, conducted by researchers in the UK, provides independent scientific validation of the HeartMath tools' positive effects on cognitive performance—particularly memory.Continue reading