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Mind Over Matter: The Science of Psychosomatics

Mind Over Matter: The Science of Psychosomatics

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Suitable for: Adults
Dr Glenn Wilson is one of Britain's best-known psychologists, specialising in personality and sexual behaviour. He has been Visiting Professor at Gresham College London, as wel... More Info »
This Funzing Experience:

Much can be achieved by will power and positive thinking, in ways that seem almost miraculous. Alternative treatments and cures are widespread and popular and, despite sometimes dubious rationale, people often gain benefit from them.

How do placebos and suggestion achieve such impressive effects and how can they be harnessed most effectively? Psychosomatics and psychoimmunology are lively frontiers of science, where much is being newly discovered with important application in our battle against disease, pain and debility.

Dr Glenn Wilson, previously of Gresham College and the Institute of Psychiatry, London, looks into mysterious phenomena such as hypnosis, hysterical contagion, stigmata, homeopathy and faith-healing to sift what might be of social and clinical value from that which plays upon gullibility in a way that is exploitative.

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Much can be achieved by will power and positive thinking, in ways that seem almost miraculous. Alternative treatments and cures are widespread and popular and, despite sometimes dubious rationale, people often gain benefit from them. How do pla... Read More
Experience includes:
  • Online talk from the comfort of your home
  • Learn to know the field of Psychoimmunology
  • High-profile speaker
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