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Title:
Suggestible you : the curious science of your brain's ability to deceive, transform, and heal
ISBN:
9781426217890
Physical Description:
283 pages ; 24 cm
Contents:
Inside the placebo effect -- Placebos, storytelling, and the birth of modern medicine -- Meet your inner pharmacist -- Hunting the mysterious placebo responder -- Your mind's parlor tricks -- The dark side of suggestion -- You are getting sleepy ... -- Satan worshippers, aliens, and other memories of things that never happened -- Suggestible us -- Sex, drugs, and ... -- Harnessing the power of expectation.
Abstract:
His riveting narrative explores 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? Journalist Erik Vance explores the surprising ways our expectations and beliefs influence our bodily responses to pain, disease, and everyday events.
Format:
Book
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice:
Washington, DC : National Geographic, [2016]