The research of Candace Pert is very significant for MindBody therapy. She is referred to as the mother of Psychoneuroimmunology, a new field in science. In her book Molecules of Emotion: Why You Feel the Way You Feel (1997), she explains......ADDDDDDDDDDDDD She explains that cells are lined with specific receptors that only certain molecules can attach themselves to. These molecules are like messages that communicate between the body, mind, neurons, glands, and immune cells. She also wrote Molecules of Emotion: The Science Behind Mind-Body Medicine (1999), Everything You Need to Know to Feel Go(o)d (2006), and The Science of Golf and Life eBook (2013).
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Bruce Lipton is known for his book, The Biology of Belief: Unleashing the Power of Consciousness, Matter and Miracles (2005). This book outlines his findings that our biology is not controlled by genes and DNA, but rather our DNA is controlled by signals outside of the cell. These signals can include our positive and negative thoughts, which send energetic messages. He also touches on what Candace Pert research- the way cells receive information.