The Placebo Effect

March 8, 2013

Matt Gingerich

This is your last chance. After this, there is no turning back. You take the blue pill—the story ends, you wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the red pill—you stay in Wonderland, and I show you how deep the rabbit hole goes. Are two sugar pills better than one? Can a placebo have side effects? Is lying the best medicine? You can learn the answers to these questions (and reduce your chance of heart disease by 40%*) just by attending today’s UDLS! *No actual medical advice or treatment will given during this talk.