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Why Do Placebos Work?

Why Do Placebos Work?

[6:07] Placebos are treatments that don’t actually do anything. They have no medical effect and no active medicine. …

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Oliver Sacks: Hallucinations

Oliver Sacks: Hallucinations

[1:14:43] Famed neurologist Oliver Sacks joined award-winning journalist John Hockenberry to discuss Sacks’…

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Learned Helplessness

Learned Helplessness

[8:50] Learned helplessness can prevent people from achieving their goals, something I’ve experienced first …

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