Are there aspects of the way people live their lives that are influenced by their beliefs about the relationship between mind and body? Read More
Just a note that I am in the middle of your book and love both the book and the blog. I was thinking of how much you are learning about these studies by explaining/teaching them to us!
Wow, thanks! Much appreciated.
What about the fatalism that results from viewing your mind as "nothing but" your brain and the physical and chemical reactions contained therein? That seems to me to be more dangerous to mental health than eating a slightly less nutritous meal. "I can't help it, there's a deficit of monoamines in my prefrontal cortex."
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Art Markman, Ph.D., is a cognitive scientist at the University of Texas whose research spans a range of topics in the way people think.
When and how should we open up to loved ones?