Preferred Perception

to create reality is life's purpose – lessons from Nowheim

Archive for February, 2013

Best Medicine

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Placebo – Nocebo

  I don’t quite understand how double-blind procedures can “assure” that medical experiments are not influenced by the placebo effect. If the patient’s expectation can influence the outcome, it can do so in either direction: positive or negative (placebo or nocebo). He can believe he is taking the real thing and expect it to work […]

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