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The power of the placebo effect - Emma Bryce

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The placebo effect is an unexplained phenomenon wherein drugs, treatments, and therapies that aren’t supposed to have an effect — and are often fake — miraculously make people feel better. What’s going on? Emma Bryce dives into the mystery of placebos’ bizarre benefits.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Emma Bryce
  • Director Hernando Bahamon
  • Artist Andrés Landazábal
  • Animator Miguel Otálora
  • Compositor Ricardo Avila
  • Composer Manuel Borda
  • Narrator Addison Anderson

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