HORIZON: The Placebo Experiment: Can my brain cure my body

  • Laura Arendsen
  • James Henshaw

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On BBC Two last night, Horizon featured Laura Arendsen and James Henshaw from the University's Human Pain Research Group doing an experiment into people 'feeling pain' when they are anticipating it - despite being being given placebos which will not actually hurt them.

Period4 Oct 2018

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