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All In The Mind - ABC Radio National

ABC Radio National

Health, Science & Medicine

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Science & Medicine 42

All In The Mind is Radio National's weekly foray into the mental universe, the mind, brain and behaviour - everything from addiction to artificial intelligence.

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The science of mind over body

March 20th, 2016

Episode 107 of 142 episodes

Placebos, virtual reality gaming, Pavlov’s-dog-style conditioning, and just plain care are some of the proven ways that our minds can treat and heal our bodies. There’s a growing body of scientific evidence confirming what we may already suspect about how mental states can affect health—but what are the limits of mind-body medicine?

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