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Nelly Khaselev's picture

Hmm...maybe not?

Couldn't your I function though also be controlled or affected by corollary discharge? This would prevent someone from concluding that the I function is a conductor. After all the I function is still just another box in our nervous system. Perhaps the people who can walk across hot rocks are those with special corollary discharges in parts of their nervous system, so they don’t feel the pain and are able to walk across. Plus, although I completely agree that therapy can help people with anxiety, anorexia and other disorders, if the therapy does not fix the corollary discharge break or confusion then the problem cannot go away (assuming the these disorders are indeed controlled by something going wrong in the corollary discharge of the NS). If the I function was truly the conductor of pain or these disorders wouldn't it be much easier to help those with disorders. Why do some people respond to therapy better than others? and some not at all?

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