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Providing Chiropractic Information for Chiropractic and Chiropractors. « The Placebo, the Sensory Trick and Chiropractic

Providing Chiropractic Information for Chiropractic and Chiropractors. « The Placebo, the Sensory Trick and Chiropractic | Placebo | Scoop.it
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New Blog Alert: Hallucinations and hysterias - The science of imagining things

New Blog Alert: Hallucinations and hysterias - The science of imagining things | Placebo | Scoop.it

"This blog will cover lucid dreaming, psychosis, schizophrenia, paranormal and metaphysical experiences, as well as the placebo and nocebo effects, hypnosis and psychogenic illness. It is a wide range of sub-topics but they all involve the illusion of sensory perception in the absence of external stimulus or the physiological manifestations of mental perception that is shaped by suggestion. In other words, at work is a faulty or highly fluid interaction between an individual’s internal mental world and the external world." Looking forward to it!


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The nocebo effect: Wellcome Trust science writing prize essay

The nocebo effect: Wellcome Trust science writing prize essay | Placebo | Scoop.it
Penny Sarchet discusses research on the 'nocebo' effect in her winning essay for the Wellcome Trust science writing prize, awarded in association with the Guardian and Observer...
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Exploring the Placebo Effect - Providentia

Exploring the Placebo Effect - Providentia | Placebo | Scoop.it
What is the placebo effect? While attending the recent conference of the Committee of Scientific Inquiry in Nashville, TN, another compelling talk was given by Dr. Steven Novella, director of General Neurology at Yale University’s School of Medicine.
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Placebo effect works even if patients know they're getting a sham drug

Placebo effect works even if patients know they're getting a sham drug | Placebo | Scoop.it
Study suggests patients benefit from the placebo effect even when told explicitly that they're taking an 'inert substance'...
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“I Will Not Be Pleased” – Your Health and the Nocebo Effect | Intent ...

“I Will Not Be Pleased” – Your Health and the Nocebo Effect | Intent ... | Placebo | Scoop.it
This is prelude to an overview of the nocebo effect that recently appeared in the New York Times. The placebo effect, which is based on a person's positive expectation, has been widely studied. Its opposite, the nocebo effect, ...
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Chekhov, Homeopathy and the Placebo Effect | The Quackometer ...

Chekhov, Homeopathy and the Placebo Effect | The Quackometer ... | Placebo | Scoop.it
What can Anton Chekhov tell us about the placebo effect? Chekhov is best known as a great writer of short stories. But he was also a doctor and wrote m...
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Science-Based Medicine » Fairy Tale Science and Placebo Medicine

In May, 2012, I spoke at the 6th World Skeptics Congress in Berlin on 'Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Fairy Tale Science and Placebo Medicine.' My...
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Can a Spoonful of Sugar Really Help the Medicine Go Down? - Huffington Post

Can a Spoonful of Sugar Really Help the Medicine Go Down? - Huffington Post | Placebo | Scoop.it
Can a Spoonful of Sugar Really Help the Medicine Go Down?
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Placebo effect can be triggered by subliminal cues

Placebo effect can be triggered by subliminal cues | Placebo | Scoop.it
Could a placebo work even if you're not consciously aware of it? Scientists have always believed that placebo effects rely on your conscious expectations of what a pill or therapy is supposed to accomplish.
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A subconscious placebo effect? - Los Angeles Times

A subconscious placebo effect? - Los Angeles Times | Placebo | Scoop.it
A subconscious placebo effect?Los Angeles TimesTo most people, the story of the placebo effect is simple: Because we believe that medicine makes us healthier, a pill—even if it is just sugar—causes us to feel better when we take it.
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Placebo effect! It's our inherent capacity to HEAL. Let's stop denigrating it

Placebo effect! It's our inherent capacity to HEAL. Let's stop denigrating it | Placebo | Scoop.it
I'm always astounded when the placebo effect is talked about as though it were a nuisance...it's such an incredibly and sadly closed minded way of seeing things. Of course we need a new name...tha...
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Placebo effect is strongest for the kind, hopeful, straightforward

Placebo effect is strongest for the kind, hopeful, straightforward | Placebo | Scoop.it
Don't be fooled by some of the jargon of biomedical research: People who respond strongly to placebo medications are not dummies.
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What's Your Part? (In healing with The Healing Codes)

Recently I was working with a client who had just encountered the Healing Codes and didn’t know much about Energy Psychology.
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New Blog Alert: Hallucinations and hysterias - The science of imagining things

New Blog Alert: Hallucinations and hysterias - The science of imagining things | Placebo | Scoop.it

"This blog will cover lucid dreaming, psychosis, schizophrenia, paranormal and metaphysical experiences, as well as the placebo and nocebo effects, hypnosis and psychogenic illness. It is a wide range of sub-topics but they all involve the illusion of sensory perception in the absence of external stimulus or the physiological manifestations of mental perception that is shaped by suggestion. In other words, at work is a faulty or highly fluid interaction between an individual’s internal mental world and the external world." Looking forward to it!


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Nocebo, now available without a prescription - Boing Boing

Nocebo, now available without a prescription - Boing Boing | Placebo | Scoop.it
New, from the makers of Maximum Strength Placebo, it's Nocebo, the product you will almost certainly regret." Now for the first time, Nocebo is available for sale direct to the general public! Despite containing no active ...
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Beware the Nocebo Effect | John Goodman's Health Policy Blog ...

Beware the Nocebo Effect | John Goodman's Health Policy Blog ... | Placebo | Scoop.it
The placebo effect is a result of the patient's expectation that the treatment will help. But expectations can also do harm. When a patient anticipates a.
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We Could Have Evolved the Placebo Effect to Save Energy

We Could Have Evolved the Placebo Effect to Save Energy | Placebo | Scoop.it
The placebo effect seems to make no sense: get mildly ill, take a dummy pill without knowing it's ineffective, and you'll recover in much the same way as someone taking real drugs. But new evidence suggests that we might ...
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Fool the mind, and the brain may follow - China Daily

Fool the mind, and the brain may follow - China Daily | Placebo | Scoop.it
China DailyFool the mind, and the brain may followChina DailyWhen patients anticipate that a pill has negative side effects, they can suffer them even if the pill is fake. It's called the "nocebo" effect.
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Evolution Could Explain the 'Placebo Effect': Why Dummy Pills ...

Evolution Could Explain the 'Placebo Effect': Why Dummy Pills ... | Placebo | Scoop.it
Ever wonder how the placebo effect works? On the surface, the effect of the 'dummy pill' makes no sense. How can someone suffering from an infection miraculously recover just as well, whether they take a medicinal drug or ...
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Futurity.org – Acupuncture beats placebo for pain relief

Futurity.org – Acupuncture beats placebo for pain relief | Placebo | Scoop.it
"We have shown that the pain relief effect of true acupuncture was slightly better than that of placebo acupuncture, which suggests differences between styles or practitioners of acupuncture are unlikely.
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NPR Interview with Ted Kaptchuk and Arthur Barsky on the nocebo ...

... PiPS Director, Ted Kaptchuk, and Arthur Barsky, Director of Psychiatric Research at Brigham and Women's Hopsital and professor at Harvard Medical School, on ethical and other questions relating to the nocebo effect.
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