Do Bodies Really Remember?
Saturday 7 March 2020 - London
With Roz Carroll, Dr Cherionna Menzam-Sills, Dr Kathrin Stauffer, Nick Totton
This conference attempts to scrutinise the often-repeated claim that bodies remember events, speak the truth, keep the score, and do other things that were previously seen as the province of minds. To treat bodies in this way is clearly preferable to the previous psychotherapeutic approach of ignoring them altogether. But is there a better way to conceptualise their role in our experience of the world and in the formation of our identity?READ MORE...
Is there perhaps something unhelpfully romantic about this way of interpreting neuroscience? Is it even a more subtle form of the mind’s imperialist tendencies, to understand the body’s response as if they were mental ones? And, very importantly, does it help or hinder us in working with trauma?
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