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Podcast: The magic behind a placebo

Sometimes fake medicine is enough to cure a patient. But how exactly do placebos work? And did you know that there is also the placebo effect in reverse, the nocebo effect? Psychologist Stefanie Meeuwis explains in this Science Shot.

In Science Shots, researchers from Leiden University tells us all about their work. They do so in less than 15 minutes, so you can listen to podcast on the train journey between our two cities of Leiden and The Hague. 

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