Could you really learn to think yourself better? This intriguing talk has the answers.
Fancy learning about something that isn’t social distancing and flattening the curve? We feel you. Thankfully, our pals at Fever have lined up some of their excellent Fever Talks to stream online, which means you can now enjoy a fascinating lecture all about How The Mind Heals The Body, without having to leave the comfort of your sofa. It kicks off on July 14 at 7pm, and you can find your tickets here.
Your guide to this engaging subject is Dr David Hamilton, who has used his in PhD in organic chemistry to work in the pharmaceutical industry and write books about the placebo effect. Armed with a wealth of knowledge and a lifetime of experience, he’ll be exploring whether it’s possible for to ‘think’ yourself to good health, using the most powerful organ in the human body: your brain.
Yes, it may not seem like it on Monday mornings before you’ve had that first cup of coffee, but your brain can do incredible things, including having a physical impact on the rest of your body without you realising it. Drawing on the placebo effect, the healing effects of belief, and the role that emotions play in regulating the body, How The Mind Heals The Body will uncover principles that could be used to inform modern medicine. If you can dream it, you can do it, so get your tickets here!
There are still some fascinating Fever Talks Online to enjoy this summer, spanning a whole range of subjects. Maybe you’d like to learn about the science of psychedelics, or delve deep into the psychology of attraction. Join in and fill your head with all sorts of useful knowledge.