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Being able to detect your heart rate can reduce anxiety

11 January 2023

Professor Sarah Garfinkel (UCL Psychology & Language Sciences) explains her work on interoception - the ability to understand and act on what’s going on inside the body and highlights the anxiety-reducing benefits of accurately detecting heart signals.

Listen: BBC Radio 4 'A Thorough Examination with Drs Chris and Xand' (from 1 min 23 secs)