Ep 27: It doesn’t have to be true to be useful



It doesn’t have to be true to be useful

Today we talk about the placebo effect—when an inactive substance can mimic the action of medicine or other therapies.

Here’s a review of many studies and experiments done on the placebo effect.

How Placebos Change the Patient’s Brain

And here’s a link to episode 25, which I reference toward the end of today’s episode.

Ep 25: It isn’t all about positive thinking


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