Placebo effect: Luana Colloca is a neuroscientist looking to change the way we treat pain

KLAWE RZECZY; headhot: Matthew Paul D’Agostino For a phenomenon that has been known about for hundreds of years, there is still much to learn about the placebo effect – when a person’s health improves after taking a dummy treatment like a sugar pill. It is thought that the expectation of a positive outcome is behind … Read more

A Neuroscientist Explains How to Survive The Stress of The Holidays : ScienceAlert

Just as the shift to shorter days and colder weather can bring with it mood swings and other emotional challenges, the holiday season can also bring about somewhat predictable changes in mood and behavior. Around this time of year, many of us experience more stress, anxiety and frustration than usual. These stressors have been linked … Read more