Scientific American Frontiers - The Wonder Pill: Placebo - 1
In this activity, you'll explore an aspect of brain trickery. The brain will get fooled into thinking that an image of a body part is actually detecting "touch" and sending signals to the brain. As you'll see, it is a bizarre illusion that thoroughly confuses your brain, resulting in the construction of an erroneous reality. Acupuncture and placebos are discussed.
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Biological And Life Sciences, Histology, Body Systems And Senses, Ecology, Meteorology, Embryology, Human Behavior, Mental/emotional Health, Disease, Death And Dying, Chronic Conditions, Careers