Can You Train the Brain to Get Over Depression and PTSD?

Some people go to therapy. Others take psychiatric drugs. This Israeli researcher is developing another way for dealing with a variety of mental disorders

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Netta Ahituv
Netta Ahituv
Netta Ahituv
Netta Ahituv

A busy waiting room. Chaotic human behavior. People get up, yell at the clerk, their body movements violent, threatening; a baby cries, voices are loud; nerves, tension. The situation is troubling. I feel like getting up and leaving, or at least averting my glance. But I have a mission here: I need to try to cause the room to calm down by means of my power of thinking alone. That this can be done isn’t a matter of spiritual mumbo-jumbo, but rather a firm, research-based scientific truth of the sort published in some of the world’s most prestigious neuroscience journals.

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