|Jul3-12, 12:49 AM||#18|
Placebos Work In the Absence of Deception
Where can I buy placebos? Do they come in different doses? If they'll work on IBS without active ingredients I'll be they'll work on all kinds of ailments.
Actually, this might vindicate homeopathy where there's maybe 1 molecule of an active ingredient if you're lucky.
|Jul3-12, 01:14 AM||#19|
|Jul3-12, 01:51 AM||#20|
Interesting: I just discovered this same test of non-deceptive placebo administration was carried out on "neurotics" in the 1960's:
They seem to have done a more thorough job of telling the patients they would just be getting sugar pills, but the confident attitude of the doctors that the pills would work, and their inability to understand why they would be given inactive pills, lead some to conclude they were being deceived about them being sugar:
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