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Title: Mind & Body Lab

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... postdoctoral scholar who will assist with data management and data analysis on a number of different projects Interested candidates should submit a cover letter CV statement of research interests and statistical experience three letters of recommendation and a writing sample to Erik Santoro check out Ted Kaptchuk s article in the New england journal of medicine July 2 2015 Ted Kaptchuk an MBL collaborator co authored a perspectives article in the New England Journal of Medicine Placebo Effects in Medicine Check it out here changing mindsets to build cultures of health December 15 2014 Health mindsets are people s beliefs about what it means to be healthy why some people are healthy and others are not and how to regain health when it is lost Thanks to a generous grant from RWJF the MBL along with SPARQ will be initiating a series of studies to understand and positively influence health by harnessing health mindsets Home LAB OVERVIEW Our lab focuses on how subjective mindsets e g thoughts beliefs and expectations can alter objective reality through behavioral psychological and physiological mechanisms Our work is in part inspired by research on the placebo effect a robust demonstration of the ability of the mindset to elicit healing properties in the body We are interested in understanding how mindsets affect important outcomes both within and beyond the realm of medicine in the domains such as exercise diet and stress More specifically we aim to understand how selective information through modalities such as media marketing and labeling can inform mindsets and how mindsets can be consciously and deliberately changed through intervention to affect physiological and psychological health Our research draws upon and integrates the psychology of schemas and appraisals within a range of disciplines including the science of the placebo effect the behavioral economics of...

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