Researchers from University of California – Berkeley found two clocks in our brains with different functions. The paper authored by Assaf Breska and Richard B. Ivry from the Departement of Psychology was published lately in PNAS. There are different locations in the reptilian parts of our brain (the brainstem) where we process present and anticipative time. As well as our sense of orientation in space of the body, our orientation in time is processed by the cerebellum. The anticipatory part is processed in the basal ganglia, meaning the most advanced system of the reptilian brain and the connection to the higher operative systems of the grey matter. One of these basal ganglia is the Thalamus, referred to as “the gate to consciousness” by medical textbooks. It is as well the generator of the brainwave frequencies, hence our conscious activity level. Entrainment to other fields is thought to happen here (see previous News Post) Recent studies have shown the lower brainstem and cerebellum to be a primary location of magnetite distribution in the body (See previous News Post), so we need to keep the magnetic aspect of this fact in mind.
Anyway, Heart Math Institute showed in 2004 with their work on Intuition, the heart is anticipating future events as well! With an observed latency of at least 6 seconds until the event occurs, its impact on the brains time perception might be underestimated by the psychologists. Our whole body works as a function of the diverse tasks each Organ-Cell fulfills in its specific context – there is no such thing as an isolated system. When it comes to the bodily hierarchy:
The brain might get confused about it – Nassim Haramein
However, time interacts at much more fundamental scales in our body. Nigel Dyer presented at the Conference of the Physics, Chemistry and Biology of Water 2018 in Sofia the work of the Morré Couple on a biophysical reaction with distinct timing. The ECTO-NOX enzyme constantly switches between its two very different metabolic functions (Sulfur-Bond breaking and hydrolyzing NADPH). After 12 minutes the functionality changes, cycling back after another 12 minutes, leading to a 24 minutes clock at membrane level all over our body! This functionality was discussed to be related with the isomers of water, with respect to the bound Proton spin orientation (Ortho and Para Isomerization see graphic from lecture). These isomers are in equilibrium at a ratio of 3:1 and it was hypothesized changes in that ratio could lead to the signals that drive the 24 minutes Clock of the ECTO-NOX. However, Dyer highlights a review of the data suggests the ratio is actually rather stable and only the Ortho-Isomers seem to go in resonant mode with ambient signals.
The fact that the Ortho/Para-Molecule difference is key to this would suggest, that the spin of the proton is key to the understanding, what is going on – Nigel Dyer
Full Nigel Dyer Lecture here: https://youtu.be/Qeo9NpD3Nqs?t=1h1m52s
Berkeley – Research Publication: http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2018/11/12/1810596115
Notable Heart Math Publications on Intuition: