Suggestible You: Placebos. False Memories, Hypnosis and the Power of Your Astonishing Brain

This riveting book explores the world of placebos, 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. Drawing on centuries of research and interviews with leading experts in the field, Vance takes us on a fascinating adventure from Harvard’s research labs to a witch doctor’s office in Catemaco, Mexico, to an alternative medicine school near Beijing.

Submitted by Wim Annerel

Erik Vance, National Geographic, 2016-12-15
ISBN: 9781426217890
Language: English

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