While working on previous posts in the series on the three structure model, it became apparent that the work is predicated on underlying assumptions. It is useful to state these assumptions more formally.
1. The Nervous System is divided into the Peripheral and Central Nervous System
2. The Central Nervous System is divided into the Brain* and Spinal Cord
3. Mind is a function of Brain
4. All Mind results from the Brain but not all of the Brain is dedicated to Mind
5. All activity in the Peripheral Nervous System is absolute unconscious activity
6. Mind is all conscious experience and transient unconscious activity
7. Mind excludes all absolute unconscious activity
Some of these relationships are summarised in the diagram below.
* The Brain comprises structures developing from the Prosencephalon, Mesencephalon and Rhombencephalan
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