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1:27 pm
Mon June 17, 2013

The Placebo Effect: The Surprising Discovery of a Strange Influence

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The placebo effect must be one of the strangest things to influence both man and beast. The fact that it can work, even though the person receiving the treatment knows that it's a placebo, is mind-boggling. But how was the placebo effect first discovered? Jerry and John reveal the origins.

  

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