Science Thursday: How the brain can affect physical things

Video shows that the power of thought can affect muscles (sort of)

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In this week's ASAPScience video, we get a discussion of "The Power of Thought", in which we learn that a person's physical brain can change based on the thoughts they have.

It's a cool concept, that the mind can affect physical change - Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown describe the science in this awesome video:

While you may not be able to grow muscles based on just thinking about working out, at least now you can imagine yourself doing better when you're working out, and that should help, right?

Keith Shaw rounds up the best in geek video in his ITworld.tv blog. Follow Keith on Twitter at @shawkeith. For the latest IT news, analysis and how-tos, follow ITworld on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.

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