The Hub of Being (20-4) Biological Entanglements

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Biological entanglement is beyond dispute, most strikingly in antagonistic and parasitic relations, and more subtly in microbiomes. The teleological intelligence by which adaptations are achieved remains mysterious and can never be discerned empirically.

 Mind Meld

It involves interbrain communion that goes beyond language itself. ~ Spanish neurobiologist Jon Andoni Duñabeitia

We all know how being with someone can affect mood, especially lively conversation. Whether bird, bat, or human, brainwaves synchronize during communication. The entanglement is energetic.

Communication creates links that go far beyond what we can perceive from the outside. ~ Jon Andoni Duñabeitia

 Synchronized Heartbeats

Women have a strong link to their partners – perhaps more empathy. ~ American psychologist Jonathan Helm et al

The power of love is never to be underestimated. Calmly sitting apart from each other a few feet, the heart rate of females rapidly adjusts to that of their male partners. The heartbeat of an infant instantly synchronizes to its mother when she shares a smile with her little loved one. (Babies who don’t tune in to their mothers grow up to be less empathic.)

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Physiological synchrony has been found in a variety of relationships and environments. ~ American health physiologist Chad Danyluck