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Toward Understanding the Placebo Effect

Toward Understanding the Placebo Effect

Investigating a Possible Retrocausal Factor

by E. Lobach and Dean Radin, PhD

Radin D, Lobach E. J Altern Complement Med. 2007 Sep;13(7):733-39.

Conventional models of placebo effects assume that all mind-body responses associated with expectation can be explained by ordinary causal processes. This experiment tested whether some placebo effects may also involve retrocausal, or time-reversed, influences.


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Publication Date:
September1, 2007
Length:
7 pages
Keywords:
mind-body, Placebo
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