Men's Monday: Self -Talk is Powerful! Erik Vance

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Men's Monday
August 21, 2017

"Erik Vance discusses the world of placebos, hypnosis, false memories, and
neurology to reveal the groundbreaking science of our suggestible
minds. Could the secrets to personal health lie within our own
brains? Erik Vance explores the surprising ways our expectations and
beliefs influence our bodily responses to pain, disease, and everyday
events. Drawing on centuries of research and interviews with leading
experts in the field, Vance takes us on a fascinating adventure - his
first-hand dispatches will change the way you think--and feel."
Expectations, beliefs, and self-deception can actively change our
bodies and minds. Vance builds a case for our "internal
pharmacy"--the very real chemical reactions our brains produce when
we think we are experiencing pain or healing, actual or perceived.
Supporting this idea is centuries of placebo research in a range of
forms, from sugar pills to shock waves; studies of alternative
medicine techniques heralded and condemned in different parts of the
world; and most recently, major advances in brain mapping

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