Tag Archives: physiology

Embodied Cognition Psychology: Use Your Body to Change Your Mind

embodied cognition psychology

I’ve spoken a lot on this blog about the benefits of changing your mind (thoughts, beliefs, etc) to improve your physical body, your relationships, your experience of the world, and your life in general. One way to help you change your thinking is by using your body and environment. Here we’ll look at what research […]

Mind Over Matter: Our Mind’s Amazing Abilities to Control Physiology

Mind Over Matter Our Minds Amazing Abilities to Control Physiology

We’ve all heard the occasional story where a person defies the normal and uses his or her mind to overcome what we think of as physical limitations.  The mind can block physical (and emotional) pain.  It can give someone “super-human strength”.  It can regulate core body processes like temperature control.  Even though these stories don’t happen […]