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Subconscious mind

  1. Aug 29, 2011 #1
    any one know any thing about the subconscious mind,i think it is part of a higher interlect in ones brain.but what do you think.
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  3. Aug 29, 2011 #2


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    What, specifically do you want to know about the subconscious?
  4. Aug 29, 2011 #3
    how we interact with our subconscious.
  5. Aug 29, 2011 #4
    just read this.

    Your subconscious mind is responsible for many of the emotions that you experience. The feelings of anxiety you might experience before a presentation and the inferiority feelings that make you feel less worthy than others in addition to other emotions stem from the subconscious mind.

    The subconscious mind is also responsible for involuntary actions like reflex actions, fights or flight response, and even the movement of your hand muscles while writing.

    That’s why your hand writing can reveal some of your personality traits and hidden emotions. Your subconscious mind is awake 24/7, unlike your conscious mind, and that's why dreams may reflect suppressed emotions. While sleeping, the conscious mind becomes dormant while the subconscious remains active.
    The subconscious mind doesn't understand logic

    Trying to get through to your subconscious mind using logic may not work. For example when you experience an emotion like anxiety before giving a speech you wont be able to logically convince yourself that there is no need to be afraid.

    You will find your heart beating and your fight or flight response will become triggered without being able to stop this from happening.

    When dealing with the emotions that the subconscious mind generates, the best way is to dig deeply until you find the root cause of the problem instead of just focusing on apparent factors.

    If you, for example, suffer from feelings of inferiority then never try to convince yourself by logic that you shouldn't be feeling inferior but instead examine your childhood until you find out the root cause behind such feelings.

    Once you do dealing with inferiority will become a simple task.
    The subconscious mind stores beliefs

    We humans learn more than we can understand. The subconscious mind stores everything you came across.

    Your subconscious mind also stores your beliefs. That's why i said in the Solid Self confidence program that the best way to change someone's behaviour or to help you become confident is to change the beliefs he has about himself.

    In order to change such beliefs you need to understand how the subconscious mind works and how can it be programmed.
  6. Aug 29, 2011 #5


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    Where are you getting this from? This has no references to it at all and that is unacceptable under the rules of this site
    Where is you evidence for this? Emotions are generated by specific areas of the brain, what references do you have to support the claim that this is wholly subconscious?
    Again specific areas of the brain deal with this such as the motor cortex and cerebellum. Where is your evidence that this is subconscious? All of these things can easily be put under conscious control, reflexes are actually neither and are separate phenomenon.
    Where is your evidence for any of this?
    Emotions can be very logical. Again, where is your evidence from peer-reviewed science for this?
    This is a reflex and is nothing to do with the subconscious mind.
    This is irrelevant and nonsensical.
    Nonsense. Rationalising issues is a brilliant and acceptable method of dealing with disruptive feelings. This also has nothing to do with the subconscious mind.
    Utterly irrelevant to the topic.
    This is incorrect, if I observe an apple falling I make the logical deduction that it will hit the floor. Thus my belief is "the apple will hit the floor".
    How can you learn something you don't understand? This is a contradiction. We also do not have the propensity for limitless memory.
    Both incorrect and irrelevant.
    Please provide at least one shred of scientific evidence for any of this.
  7. Aug 29, 2011 #6
    science is not the be all and know all to every thing.through history we can see that science has some times been wrong anyway.some times you have to go with what you can feel is right.
  8. Aug 29, 2011 #7
    Here in Physics Forums, what's right is defined by the rules. Beware!
  9. Aug 29, 2011 #8


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    These forums, as the name suggests, are for discussing science. If you want to discuss something else, go somewhere else.
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