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Hot Finger: Experimenting with Biofeedback
People can learn to use biofeedback as a technique to improve their health using signals from their own bodies. Many different types of healthcare professionals use biofeedback to help patients cope with injuries and deal with anxiety or pain. This experiment will explore the use of biofeedback. Participants will be asked to try to controlthe temperature of one of their fingers with their minds.
Can a person raise the temperature of his or herfinger using the power ofthought?
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