The latest in neuroscience—sorted and summarized for you
Welcome to The Neuroscience Report where each week we will highlight a specific topic in neuroscience and provide you with links to 5 journal articles, 5 news articles, and 5 wildcard picks. Brought to you by —your source for peer-reviewed, evidence-based information. Innovations in Clinical Neuroscience This week’s topic: The Power of Placebo
Placebo Effects in Medicine
Placebo and Nocebo Effects in the Neurological Practice
Rethinking Psychopharmacotherapy: The Role of Treatment Context and Brain Plasticity in Antidepressant and Antipsychotic Interventions
Molecular Mechanisms of Placebo Responses In Humans
The Use of Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trials for the Approval of Psychiatric Drugs:
Part I—Statistics and the Case for the “Greater Good”
Part II—Ethical Considerations Related to the Individual Participant
“ Expensive” Placebo Beats “Cheap” One in Parkinson’s Disease: Study
Why Do Americans Respond to Drug Placebos More Than Any Other Nationality
Mindfulness Meditation Trumps Placebo in Pain Reduction
Homeopathic Drugs: No Better Than Placebos?
Is the Placebo Effect in Some People’s Genes?
The Most Notable Medical Findings of 2015
The Making of Dr. Oz
The Placebo Effect: Harnessing the Healing Power of the Mind
The Quackish Cult of Alternative Medicine
The Onion: FDA Approves Sale Of Prescription Placebo
Have a great week!
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