The given location or organ within the body that functions as the physical location of the mind (in Cartesian dualism, the place within the body wherein body and mind communicate; see: conarium). In present thought, the brain is the seat of the mind; previously, some other internal organs were suggested; for example, the heart. A number of hypotheses advise that the mind (or the spirit) is diffused all through the entire body. .

SEAT OF MIND: "The seat of mind has been posited to be in many places, including the heart."