This course is easily accessible and can be delivered within one day. It is impossible to think your way out of a financial crisis or a diagnosis of cancer. But just because magical thinking is nonsense doesn’t mean rational magic doesn’t exist. File Size: 477.26MB Format File: mp3
David Robson – The Expectation Effect: How Your Mindset Can Change Your World
“As David Robson makes plain in this compelling book, the way we think about the world can profoundly shape how we navigate it. Based in science and packed with smart advice, The Expectation Effect will expand your mind – and maybe even extend your life.” (Daniel Pink, New York Times best-Author of When, Drive, & To Sell Is Human
A journey through the cutting-The edge science of how our minds shape every aspect of our lives. This reveals how the brain holds the key to unlocking a better future.
It all depends on what you believe.
You’ve heard of the placebo effect and how sugar pills can accelerate healing. You may not know this, but sham heart surgery can often be just as effective as real stents. Or that people who think they’re particularly prone to cardiovascular disease are four times as likely to die from cardiac arrest? The expectation effect is so powerful and important. It’s how we perceive what will happen that changes what actually happens.
Science journalist combines neuroscience and narrative David Robson Listeners will be taken on a deep dive into all the life areas that the expectation effect can affect. When put under stress, people who believe that stress is good for them become more creative. It can increase your life’s quality of life by associating wisdom with aging. It is said that seeing is believing. Robson The converse holds truer: Being a believer is the same as seeing.
The Expectation Effect It is not woo-woo. It is impossible to think your way out of a cancer diagnosis or a pile of cash. But just because magical thinking is nonsense doesn’t mean rational magic doesn’t exist. This is a reference to both accepted psychology and objective biology. Robson This book gives us practical tips and tricks to increase our productivity, happiness, and intelligence. This book is for anyone who wants to make their own destiny.
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- Duration 10 weeks
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