Hope: The Nocebo Placebo

Motivational speaker in South Africa, Jacques de Villiers writes about the placebo effect and the nosebo effect.

Jacques –¬†writing quest: Article 27/365 We’ve all heard of the Placebo effect, when someone feels better after receiving a treatment that isn’t supposed to work. The opposite of that is the Nocebo effect. It happens when someone expects a negative response or anticipates negative effects from an experience. Some people dismiss these as quackery. I […]

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