[LINK] electromagnetic fields effect brain activity

Adrian Chadd adrian at creative.net.au
Tue Jan 9 13:39:22 AEDT 2007

On Tue, Jan 09, 2007, Jan Whitaker wrote:

(Where'd my attribution go?)

> >Taking first/second year Psychology at University has been a bit of an
> >eye-opener. They talk about the "human, heal thyself" rates in relation
> >to the placebo effect. The second year courses really seem to try and
> >drill into people that they're looking not only for statistically 
> >significant
> >effects but improved healing rates from the baseline self-healing rate.
> >
> >Sometimes I wish this kind of exposure to critical thinking was a 
> >requirement
> >at upper secondary schooling levels but I know how unrealistic that'd be.
> I was going to mention the concept of 'wait a awhile and it will get 
> better' which fits colds and many other ailments. I reckon we could 
> reduce our health costs by about 30% merely by pointing this out to 
> new mothers.

You also have to ensure you're not -defeating- our natural healing
abilities. Eg: research done into the effects of over-steralised environments
on developing immune systems (anyone know the literature for this?) and
perhaps the obesity stuff which is in the newspapers at the present.


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