The healing power of the brain could complement modern medicine

Scientists have shown that we may not need pain medication after all. Our brains appear to only have a certain capacity for attention. So, basically, if you got something that’s commanding your attention, there’s less attention left over for experiencing the pain. Here’s an interesting conversation on NPR about the science behind the placebo effect, hypnosis, meditation, prayer and conditioning. “The healing power of the brain could offer a powerful complement to modern medicine.”

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The healing power of the brain could complement modern medicine

Scientists have shown that we may not need pain medication after all. Our brains appear to only have a certain capacity for attention. So, basically, if you got something that’s commanding your attention, there’s less attention left over for experiencing the pain. Here’s an interesting conversation on NPR about the science behind the placebo effect, hypnosis, meditation, prayer and conditioning. “The healing power of the brain could offer a powerful complement to modern medicine.”

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