Monthly Archives: June 2016

Powers of the Mind 2 : Preparation for Surgery

In our last post we discussed the case of a woman who volunteered to take a drug that has many of the same effects that are produced by adrenalin, the “fight or flight response.” A central feature of this response … Continue reading

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The Powers of the Mind 1

There is a graph that has stayed alive in Jerry’s mind for decades. It was in a study designed to see what happens if a person is given gradual increases in the dosage of isoproterenol, a drug that imitates adrenaline, … Continue reading

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