Sunday, December 6, 2009

Unraveling The Mysteries Behind The Placebo Effect

When I was first learning about designing scientific experiments, the placebo effect was of great interest to me. Apparently, drug manufacturers have also recently found this to be a phenomena worthy of study. What follows is an intriguing article regarding new developments in this field--

http://www.wired.com/medtech/drugs/magazine/17-09/ff_placebo_effect?currentPage=all