Did you know the placebo effect does more than just trick us into thinking we’re receiving some sort of treatment? And have you ever heard of something called the Central Governor Theory of fatigue which argues that feelings of exhaustion originate more from our minds than they do our bodies? All that and more in this episode of PNM where producer Jake Walters speaks with Dr. Jo Marchant regarding her latest book Cure: The Science of Mind Over Body.
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Perpetual Notion Machine is a look at contemporary scientific issues and discoveries in a way that is accessible, understandable and entertaining to the non-scientists of the listening community.