Anushka Sarda

Anushka Sarda

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The Neurology Behind The Placebo Effect

The Neurology Behind The Placebo Effect


Abstract The power of mind over matter has fascinated scientists and doctors for decades. Naturally, we associate treating diseases with beneficial outcomes, allowing even placebos ─nonfunctional treatments─ to stimulate pain relief. In the past, the placebo effect has been coined a sham, but studies have proved that  placebos often have as...