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The science of mind over body

March 20th, 2016

Episode 1147 of 1517 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 that’s confirming what we may already suspect about how mental states can affect health—but what are the limits of mind-body medicine? All in the Mind takes a rigorous and sceptical look at the science behind the mind’s apparent ability to heal the body.

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