The power of the placebo effect

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Language/s: 3-4 - How certain is the evidence?
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Emma Bryce’s video presents information about placebo effects: treatments not supposed to have an effect but which make people feel better.

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This TED Ed Lesson is an animated video in which “Emma Bryce dives into the mystery of placebos’ bizarre benefits.” “The placebo effect is an unexplained phenomenon wherein drugs, treatments, and therapies that aren’t supposed to have an effect — and are often fake — miraculously make people feel better. What’s going on?”

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