On the placebo effect

http://www.boingboing.net/2010/12/23/the-placebo-effect-n.html

This opens up a whole series of very interesting questions. The RCT
was designed, among other things, to *exclude* the placebo effect from
the observed effects of the drug being tested; one could think of a
research programme to explore it instead…

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