The placebo effect isn’t as real as we think it is

“A large number of colorful pills and capsules” by freestocks.org on Unsplash

Pain

The scratch of a routine flu jab can become a merciless impaling in the eyes of someone afraid of needles

Bias

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Recovery

Confirmation bias means patients are more likely to notice and report changes that they are expecting and ignore changes they aren’t

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