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Topic: Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Dilts Critic and 3rd position
Posted by: Golf Swing Modeler
Date/Time: 08/07/2003 15:02:41

Thanks for the link John, very interesting.

"Nevertheless, the researchers said, some patterns emerged when the golfers, all men, were asked to lie in M.R.I.'s, close their eyes and imagine their swings.
The men experienced increased activity in brain sections involved in primary motor control, generating imagery, action planning and execution, and error detection, the study said. More accomplished golfers had less activation."

Wow, that's very much what I have identified!  Also the less activation with more accomplished golfers is due to the automation of the process, they use elegant strategies which become streamlined through the brain.  That's how the brain works from the research I have seen...the more efficient brain uses less!

Here's an article about the famous research work  done by Dr. Richard Haier of UC Irvine Medical School:

Dr. Richard Haier, a Professor at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine is the author of this and other interesting work. Haier's claim to fame is his use of PET (positron emission tomography) scan images of brain metabolism to indicate mental efficiency, a key component of intelligence. In 1988, Haier showed that smarter brains use less energy & real estate (brain area), as reported in Newsweek (2/29/88).
Haier's works using PET to analyze the brain changes of Tetris players were first introduced to the general public by Wired magazine article, "This Is Your Brain On Tetris", May, 1994. It was here that Haier revealed the importance of neural-efficiency. That is, give a smart brain a cognitive task, like Tetris, and it will quickly learn to solve it using less of the brain, less rigorously.

Less efficient (& intelligent) brains seem to have difficulty localizing the task to the most appropriate processing centers. Therefore, there's wasted brain energy & needless redundancy (noise) in neural-net processing activity.

Brain Myth
Conventional wisdom has held that the more is better. Ironically, the smarter the brain the less of it seems to be involved in any particular task. Apparently, when the mind starts to process a task it engages a greater area of the brain to "feel it out". However, the smarter (more efficient) brain-mind (hardware-software) system will quickly zone in on the most appropriate processing area(s) of the brain. Then, the rest of the brain is released to go back to its other functions, such as noisy chatter, or just rest (which is rare;).
Brain efficiency seems to be highly correlated with intelligence, or brainpower. Apparently, the less "moving parts" the less friction and noise! This would jive with certain research findings of meditators whose quieter, more alpha & theta dominant brains appear to be better at various cognitive & mental reflex tasks.

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TopicDate PostedPosted By
Dilts Critic and 3rd position28/06/2003 06:07:49John C
     Re:Dilts Critic and 3rd position28/06/2003 15:54:54John Grinder
          Re:Re:Dilts Critic and 3rd position28/06/2003 16:27:24John C
               Re:Re:Re:Dilts Critic and 3rd position30/06/2003 14:02:12John Schertzer
                    Re:Re:Re:Re:Dilts Critic and 3rd position30/06/2003 14:10:46The count
                         Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Dilts Critic and 3rd position30/06/2003 19:08:17Ryan Nagy
                              Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Dilts Critic and 3rd position30/06/2003 22:08:02The count
                    Re:Re:Re:Re:Dilts Critic and 3rd position30/06/2003 20:17:57Spike
                         Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Dilts Critic and 3rd position30/06/2003 21:15:20John Schertzer
                              Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Dilts Critic and 3rd position02/07/2003 07:34:41John Grinder
                                   Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Dilts Critic and 3rd position02/07/2003 13:22:19Ernest
                                        Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Dilts Critic and 3rd position02/07/2003 14:01:45John Schertzer
                                             Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Dilts Critic and 3rd position02/07/2003 15:06:49Ernest
                                                  Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Dilts Critic and 3rd position02/07/2003 16:07:25John Schertzer
                                                       Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Dilts Critic and 3rd position02/07/2003 21:59:02The count
                                                            Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Dilts Critic and 3rd position03/07/2003 14:05:24John Schertzer
                                                                 Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Dilts Critic and 3rd position03/07/2003 15:16:41The count
                                             Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Dilts Critic and 3rd position02/07/2003 18:11:08John Grinder
                                                  Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Dilts Critic and 3rd position02/07/2003 19:37:44John Schertzer
                                                  Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Dilts Critic and 3rd position02/07/2003 19:57:28Golf Swing Modeler
                                                       Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Dilts Critic and 3rd position04/07/2003 14:48:12Golf Swing Modeler
                                                            Re:04/07/2003 16:01:18Sean
                                                                 Re:Re:04/07/2003 16:46:19Golf Swing Modeler
                                                                      Re:Re:Re:04/07/2003 16:54:04Golf Swing Modeler
                                                                           Re:Re:Re:Re:06/07/2003 10:29:42Sean
                                                                                Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:06/07/2003 12:57:05Golf Swing Modeler
                                                                                     Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:06/07/2003 23:13:15Sean
                                                                                          Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:07/07/2003 09:43:07Golf Swing Modeler
                                                                      Re:Re:Re:04/07/2003 23:59:47Sean
                                                            Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Dilts Critic and 3rd position08/07/2003 14:28:44John Schertzer
                                                                 Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Dilts Critic and 3rd position08/07/2003 14:30:09John Schertzer
                                                                      Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Dilts Critic and 3rd position08/07/2003 15:02:41Golf Swing Modeler
                                                                           Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Dilts Critic and 3rd position09/07/2003 01:58:02Sean
                                                       Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Dilts Critic and 3rd position31/07/2003 13:34:03Sean
                                   Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Dilts Critic and 3rd position02/07/2003 13:47:47John Schertzer

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