The Hidden Power of the Brain © BBC Science Focus

The hidden power of the brain – March 2019

Can you really think yourself healthy?

The hidden power of the brain

The way that you think about life can fend off infection, help you live longer and even spare you from the surgeon’s knife.

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How charismatic leaders fail upwards

We delve into the psychology that explains why hopeless leaders keep getting promoted.

Monster movers

The mega machines that shift rockets, wind turbines and Antarctic research bases.

Plus

  • The hunt for the oldest galaxies in the Universe
  • Wildlife expert Chris Packham chats to us about nature, Donald Trump and Alan Turing.
  • Why messy rooms may aid creativity, but tidy spaces make us more generous.

Issue #333 on sale 6 March

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