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Janet Thomson reveals the placebo effect to be the key to weight loss - or gain
Janet  Thomson
Janet Thomson Feb 26, 2016 at 07:00 AM

A placebo makes you believe that something in your external world (in medical trials this would be a fake tablet or other medical process) will change something in your i...read full story

Three steps to a new you.
John  Briffa
John Briffa Dec 12, 2011 at 09:00 AM

The brain has an overarching influence on all bodily actions and processes. From the regulation of the body’s internal environment, to physical actions such as walk...read full story

It’s just a matter of faith.
Phil  Parker
Phil Parker Sep 14, 2012 at 10:00 AM

In 1959, Dr. Leonard Cobb performed surgery on half of his patients. On the other half, he performed a “dummy surgery” where he just made an incision and noth...read full story

hot air balloons in the air
Why mind over matter really works.
David R. Hamilton Ph.D.
David R. Hamilton Ph.D. Oct 27, 2013 at 10:00 AM

A lot of people are skeptical as to whether anything out of their mind-set is really possible, and you have probably heard them say, “I’ll believe it when I see it.” But ...read full story

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