July 18, 2007 Health New study links expectations of rewards to placebo effect Nikhil Swaminathan March 2, 2010 Mind & Brain A new study finds little difference between pill and placebo John Kelley March 1, 2013 Biology Scientists are dissecting the placebo effect in hopes of deploying its active ingredients as treatments Trisha Gura Scientific American Mind Volume 24, Issue 1 10.1038/scientificamericanmind0313-34 Originally published as "When Pretending Is the Remedy" in Scientific American Mind Volume 24, Issue 1 October 1, 2001 The Sciences Fact or Artifact? The Placebo Effect May Be A Little Of Both W. Wayt Gibbs October 2001 10.1038/scientificamerican1001-16 January 4, 2008 Health A new study finds that a significant number of physicians will on occasion knowingly prescribe a placebo. Cynthia Graber reports. August 8, 2016 Fitness Some say ancient suction therapy soothes muscle pain; research can’t rule out placebo effect Megan Thielking and STAT July 24, 2008 Mind & Brain Athletes who take human growth hormone may be getting duped by the placebo effect. Katherine Leitzell December 7, 2015 Health Among the terminally ill, finding solace in the placebo effect Allison Bond April 28, 2018 Fitness The placebo effect may be an integral part of what we call the Champion’s Mindset Get-Fit Guy Brock Armstrong May 18, 2018 Medicine Clinical trial patients had two fewer headaches a month compared with those who received a placebo Damian Garde and STAT November 16, 2012 Mind & Brain Placebo painkillers do less for people who tend toward hostility and work best for the naturally resilient. Karen Hopkin reports December 23, 2010 Health Patients told they were getting a placebo still reported improvements at a much higher rate than patients who were not treated. Karen Hopkin reports January 3, 2017 Fitness Ayurvedic medicine was practiced for thousands of years before anyone invented the placebo controlled experiment. How has this ancient system held up to modern scientific scrutiny? Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel January 1, 1998 Health Colds, asthma, high blood pressure and heart disease are among the many conditions that can respond to treatment with a placebo. Walter A. Brown January 1998 10.1038/scientificamerican0198-90 March 12, 2013 Health Walter Brown, a professor of psychiatry at Brown and Tufts, first caught my attention in the mid-1990s when I was researching my December 1996 Scientific American article "Why Freud Isn't Dead," on lack of progress in psychiatry... John Horgan January 3, 2012 Mind & Brain The first placebo-controlled trial of implanted electrodes is positive, but recovery is usually slow and procedures are being fine-tuned Alison Abbott and Nature magazine August 27, 2013 Health In a study of patients asked to tolerate discomfort, different placebo treatments achieved different levels of relief, in keeping with individual expectations. Katherine Harmon reports February 18, 2010 Health Would you feel better if, besides giving you a pill, your doctor also explained some potential benefits? It's quite likely, according to research from placebo effect studies from the past couple of decades... Katherine Harmon January 22, 2014 Mind & Brain Migraine patients who were told they were getting a real drug did better than those who got the same treatment but who were told they were getting a placebo Cynthia Graber June 18, 2020 Neurology Sleep hygiene is so bad at treating insomnia that it's used as the placebo in clinical sleep trials. Before you buy darker blackout curtains, try these expert tips Jade Wu Savvy Psychologist Support Science Journalism
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