Episode 03: The Effects of Nothing

REFERENCES

Change your mindset, change the game | Dr. Alia Crum | TEDxTraverseCity

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0tqq66zwa7g

TEDMED 2014: Ted Kaptchuk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bbu6DolnUfM

De Craen AJ, Kaptchuk TJ, Tijssen JG, Kleijnen J. Placebos and placebo effects in medicine: historical overview. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine. 1999;92(10):511-515. 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1297390/pdf/jrsocmed00004-0023.pdf

The real - and growing - effects of fake pills

http://www.cnn.com/2016/10/27/health/placebo-effect-back-pain/

The Placebo Effect: History, Biology, and Ethics

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/852144

The placebo effect: is there something in it after all?

https://www.theguardian.com/science/2016/nov/06/placebo-effect-is-there-something-in-it

Study Finds Common Knee Surgery No Better Than Placebo 

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2002/07/020712075415.htm

The Power of Nothing 

http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2011/12/12/the-power-of-nothing

From the History of Medicine Artifacts Collection: Perkins’s Tractors 

https://blogs.library.duke.edu/rubenstein/2017/01/26/perkins-tractors/

A Controlled Trial of Arthroscopic Surgery for Osteoarthritis of the Knee 

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa013259#t=article

Munana, K. R., D. Zhang, and E. E. Patterson. "Placebo effect in canine epilepsy trials." Journal of veterinary internal medicine 24.1 (2010): 166-170.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19912522

Placebo in clinical trials

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3601706/

Histories: Elisha Perkins and his medical tractors

https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg18524815-200-histories-elisha-perkins-and-his-medical-tractors/

Perkins Tractors 1790s

http://phisick.com/item/perkins-tractors-1790s/

The influence of metallic tractors on the human body, in removing various painful inflammatory diseases, such as rheumatism, pleurisy, some gouty affections: lately discovered by Dr. Perkins, of North America

https://archive.org/details/b21458121

Of the imagination, as a cause and as a cure of disorders of the body : exemplified by fictitious tractors, and epidemical convulsions ... : read to the Literary and Philosophical Society of Bath

https://archive.org/details/b21514859

Can The Placebo Effect Really Work Without Deception? Maybe, Maybe Not

https://www.forbes.com/sites/daviddisalvo/2016/10/25/can-the-placebo-effect-really-work-without-deception-maybe-maybe-not/#6bf4c5d02d0f

10 Crazy Facts About the Placebo Effect

http://listverse.com/2013/02/16/10-crazy-facts-about-the-placebo-effect/