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The Power of the Placebo Effect
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The Power of the Placebo Effect

The Power of the Placebo Effect
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The Power of the Placebo Effect

TED-Ed

The placebo effect is an unexplained phenomenon wherein drugs, treatments, and therapies that aren’t supposed to have an effect — and are often fake — miraculously make people feel better.

What’s going on? Emma Bryce dives into the mystery of placebos’ bizarre benefits. 

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