Researchers at Harvard and Basel University have proven that the placebo can still work when you know you're taking it! This research has great implications for improving informed consent in treatment plans involving the placebo effect. You can read a great summary of the research on The Independent.
Our summary of the Top 5 TED Talks on the Placebo Effect - a great way to introduce and explore the subject. Harnessing the Power of Placebos Alia Crum https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WcQnSW1wpGA Is there scientific proof we can heal ourselves? Lissa Rankin https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LWQfe__fNbs TEDMED2014 Ted Kaptchuk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bbu6DolnUfM The Power of the Placebo Effect Emma … Continue reading Top 5 TED talks on the placebo effect