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Rollin McCraty Ph.D., HeartMath Institute’s director of research, explains Heart Rate Variability – the beat-to-beat changes in heart rate. This course will also discuss HRV’s importance in your personal life as well as in your practice when caring for patients with heart rate issues.
- Learn what heart rate variability is and understand its applications in clinical and psychophysiological research.
- Understand and explain how different emotions affect the autonomic nervous system.
- Describe cortical inhibition and cortical facilitation and how it relates to cardiovascular afferent input.
- Discuss HRV with a focus on heart rhythm coherence and its impact on cardiovascular function, cognition and emotional experience.