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How Your Mindset Can Transform Your Life

David Robson in conversation with Robin Ince

61 mins watch time

Posted January 2022

Psychology

You’ve probably heard of the placebo effect and how sugar pills can accelerate healing. But did you know that your overall expectations of your fitness can influence your risk of an actual heart attack? That labels for diet foods can make you hungrier than if you had eaten nothing at all? Or that people who associate ageing with personal growth live for seven years longer than those who associate it with frailty and disability?