The Nature of Things Brain Magic: The Power of Placebo Classroom Favourites

The Nature of Things Brain Magic: The Power of Placebo Classroom Favourites

For centuries placebos have been thought of as fake medicine involving trickery and deceit, but Brain Magic: The Power of Placebo pulls back the curtains on the proof that placebos can have powerful – and real – effects on our mind and body. Neuroscience is revealing how our bodies’ response to treatment is heavily influenced by our expectations, prior experiences, our beliefs and the social cues that surround us.

  • 2013
  • 00:44:17
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/13/2014

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Subjects
Placebos (Medicine) [LCSH] Mental healing [LCSH] Science [LCSH] Medical sciences [LCSH] Biology [LCSH] Psychology [LCSH]
Team
David T. Suzuki (Host), Leora Eisen (Director), Tina Verma (Producer)
Closed captioning
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