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The Whole Health Life Podcast — Ritual of Medicine

EP08: Fabrizio Benedetti PhD And The Role Of Our Beliefs, Expectations, And The Placebo Effect

Shannon Harvey

As a journalist who investigates the connection between our mind, body and health, I often come across phenomenal stories where healers produce miracle cures and witch doctors put curses on people. Now, if you’re scientifically minded like I am, you might be inclined to dismiss these stories as fantasy, or the result of a person’s gullibility rather than acknowledging them as a genuine healing phenomenon. But before you do, you might like to consider the remarkable research being done around the world suggesting that the effects of our expectations and beliefs may account for good-to-excellent health improvement for almost 70 percent of us.... Read full article »

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