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Cure: A Journey into the Science of Mind over Body

82 Friday 10 March, 10am-11am Al Ras 3, InterContinental

Authors: Jo Marchant
“It isn’t trickery, wishful thinking or all in the mind. It is a physical mechanism, as concrete as the effects of any drug.” – Jo Marchant on the placebo effect

Can our minds really heal our bodies? This is the controversial question Jo Marchant set out to answer in her book Cure, looking for the real science behind hypnosis, meditation, positive visualisation, virtual reality therapy and all manner of other techniques.

The relationship between body and mind is an ongoing mystery, and one that scientists are exploring every day – in this talk Marchant takes us on a journey through the latest findings.

This session is part of the UK/UAE 2017 Year of Creative Collaboration led by the British Council.

Language: English, with simultaneous Arabic translation

Cure: A Journey into the Science of Mind over Body

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