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Posted:
Jan 26, 2016

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Deirdre

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How Meditation, Placebos And Virtual Reality Help Power 'Mind Over Body'

While researching the book Cure, science writer Jo Marchant wanted to understand how distraction could be used to nullify pain, so she participated in a virtual reality experiment. During the first part of the experiment, Marchant sat, without distraction, with her foot in a box of unbearably hot...

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