internal family systems

Discussion of Julian Jaynes's first hypothesis - that consciousness (as he carefully defines it) is based on language, and related topics.
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internal family systems

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Internal family systems (https://ifs-institute.com/) is a relatively new approach to psychotherapy that is generally consistent with Jaynes's theory. However, rather than dividing the mind into only two parts (i.e. bicameral), the mind is understood as naturally multiple with an unlimited number of parts. Here are some resources where you can learn more,

Tim Ferriss interviews Dick Schwartz (founder of IFS) https://tim.blog/2021/01/14/richard-sch ... y-systems/

Inside the Revolutionary Treatment That Could Change Psychotherapy Forever https://elemental.medium.com/inside-the ... e035d54770

One astonishing confirmation of IFS is that it seems to happen spontaneously under the influence of some psychedelics such as MDMA, https://www.mayahealth.com/podcast/richard-c-schwartz
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Thank you, I will look into this.
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