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The July 2013 issue of Perspectives builds upon recent discussions and initiatives in psychological science, featuring a special section devoted exclusively to advancing the field. ... More>
Many brain-training companies tout the scientific backing of their products. But most intervention studies like these have a critical flaw: They don't account for the placebo effect. ... More>
La simple pensée de prendre un verre peut aider à se relaxer (The thought of a drink can help to relax)
APS Fellow and Charter Member Irving Kirsch, associate director of the Placebo Studies Program at Harvard Medical School, says the difference between the effect of a placebo and the effect […] More>