Which of the following is the best summary of the “humunculus problem”? Which of the following is the best summary of the “humunculus problem”? Some individuals struggle to control and manage their own thoughts, emotions and actions, as evidenced in “dysexecutive” syndromes including addictions, behavioral disorders, brain development disorders, and mood disorders It is difficult to fully understand the relationship between the mind and body, or more precisely, whether mental phenomena are a subset of physical phenomena or not. In the brain’s sensori-motor regions there is a distorted representation of the human body resulting from the disproportionate size of brain areas dedicated to processing motor and sensory functions for different parts of the body The fundamental problem with saying that there is a control center in the mind (e.g. prefrontal cortex) is that this is equivalent to saying that there is a little person watching the theater inside our brain, and reasoning like an intelligent being in order to deal with the situation it observes.