What if Our Entire Body Is a Brain?

How interoception can guide us

Antonia Malchik
4 min readJun 10, 2022

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Three-dimensional representation of a human brain on a lavender colored background
Photo: Milad Fakurian / Unsplash

The powers of our digital age seem intent on divorcing human experiences of the world from our bodies, or at best hacking into the body to redirect those experiences. But we know so little about embodiment and the mind-body connection. When we ignore our existence as physical animals, do we really know what we might be losing?

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Antonia Malchik

Antonia Malchik is the author of A Walking Life: Reclaiming Our Health and Our Freedom One Step at a Time; walking, tech, community, and embodiment.