Intracranial Venous Pressure as a Possible Determinant of Mental Regulation
Moscow State University of Medicine and Dentistry, Moscow, Russian Federation
*Corresponding author: Prof. Alexander Y. Vasilyev, PhD, ScD, Head of Radiology Department, Moscow State University of Medicine and Dentistry, 15 Aviaconstructor Mil str., housing 1, apt. 70, 109431, Moscow, Russian Federation. Tel: 7-495-6110177. E-mail:email@example.com
The article deals with the mechanisms of cerebral venous blood flow (CVB). CVB is discussed as the equivalent of initiation of neuron chain activity, providing the mental activity of a person. Venous cerebral hemodynamics and the activity of neuron chains are considered as synergistic components of the mechanism of target achievement through the information determination of physiologic processes. The concept of "motivation gradient" (MG) is introduced, as a vector initiator of selfregulation, with a difference in sample parameters in starting (present) and final (target) stages. Decreasing subjective temporal flow is argued to have an opposite vector to MG. It reaches the zero value at the point of parametric alignment of MG. As imbalance, a feeling of dissatisfaction and other deficit problems, i.e. gradient conditions, may develop through the full spectrum of requirements (physical, social, etc), the concept of MG is proposed for usage in a wide range of applications, both in physiology and in psychology.
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