Cognition through the lens of a body-brain dynamic system

Stepping back from Descartes’ and Newton’s reductionist principles, accumulating evidence shows that body signals (e.g., respiratory and heart rhythms) modulate neural activity and influence cognitive functions.

The body-brain dynamic system (BBDS) provides a dynamic and holistic perspective on the body–brain interface, and aims to explain how such intricate interactions enable individuals to efficiently act in and adapt to a dynamically changing environment.

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