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This is why we get addicted to things, according to science

Do not reach for that next chocolate biscuit, surely it’s easy, just a tiny show of willpower… Oh, you’ve just eaten it. And now you want another. If a chocolate biscuit doesn’t do it for you, substitute that with a … Continue reading

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The fabulous powers of hypnosis

Please click here to view the video with English subtitles. Very popular for anesthesia and pain treatment, hypnosis is now also used to defeat phobias, depression and addictions. Investigating the therapeutic virtues of this astonishing practice. Long considered a deception worthy … Continue reading

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UB40’s Ali Campbell quit beer addiction after having hypnosis

UB40 singer Ali Campbell hasn’t drunk beer since he had hypnosis 15 years ago. The 58-year-old singer underwent aversion therapy in a bid to quit the amber nectar and keep his weight under control. The process ensured Ali hasn’t had … Continue reading

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Why do I crave certain foods?

Researchers believe that liking food and craving it are different things – meaning our brains are more sophisticated than previously thought when it comes to making us eat certain things. “…What precisely do we mean when we talk about rewards … Continue reading

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