Take Your Placebos, Or Die →
jtotheizzoe: In a trial of drugs for heart disease, one group who took their drugs regularly, as directed were 40% less likely to die than those who did not. The catch? Both of those groups were taking placebos. From NeuroSkeptic What the placebo adherence effect demonstrates is that there may be confounds no-one has thought of. They might even be impossible to measure. And if these mystery...
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iaresteven: I feel like crying and I don’t even know why :(.