No matter what your individual experience has been since the new millenium dawned, it’s relatively safe to say that things certainly haven’t been boring. Events of uncommon scale and scope have permeated, punctuated and often punctured our lives, and the health and human services sector has seen its own share of instability, conflict, pressures and the distinct shadow of more change to come. 2012 comes along with no clear sign of the Mayan apocalypse just yet, but who knows.
What’s more telling is what we can learn about ourselves when previously unforeseen forces overtake our collective consciousness, and nothing provides insight into consciousness quite like a disputed theory of what goes on inside our skulls. Neuroscientist Paul MacLean’s triune brain model provides a window through which to view the ever-changing world around us and our role within it. Get more to chew on as we go Under the Lense.