November 25th, 2012
Episode 5 of 173 episodes
Ever heard of Cotard's delusion – the belief that you are dead, or Capgras delusion – that your loved one is an imposter? These persistent beliefs can have serious consequences. In some fascinating work, researchers at Macquarie University are now using hypnosis to recreate some delusions in healthy volunteers in the lab, to help understand and treat them more effectively.And Lynne Malcolm finds out if she’s hypnotisable.
Welcome to the Brain Training Podcast, the daily audio workout for your head. In this podcast we have two games for you, each with three rounds which get progressively harder. To enjoy the full experience, relax, and avoid distractions whilst you listen.