Vitaly Appears in Article on Nocebo Effect on

November 20, 2019

Medium published an article highlighting the lesser well known partner to the placebo effect: the nocebo effect. Whereas placebos can create improvements when fake treatments are believed to be real, a nocebo creates an adversive outcome from something that is believed to be harmful, but is actually inert. Read the short article for an example of how we study placebo and nocebo effects in the Napadow Lab!