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Why does the placebo effect work? [Psychology]
posted September 10 2013 10:44.28 by spic0m




Professor Nicholas Humphrey asks why placebos work and reveals their central paradox: If we can effectively cure ourselves by taking placebo medicine, why don't we just heal ourselves straight away?





[Link: The Royal Institution]
 
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  • At 10 September 2013, 13:50:18 user Giorgos Lazaridis wrote:   [reply @ Giorgos Lazaridis]
    • can one explain this to my sister??? That would be so great!












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