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Why Are Placebos Becoming More Effective?

William Kremer
BBC World Service

When new drugs are put on the market, clinical trials determine whether they perform better than inactive pills known as “placebos”.

7 January 2016
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Can You Get Smarter?

Richard A. Friedman
The New York Times
7 January 2016
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Online Brain Training Helps Older Adults with Everyday Tasks

Michelle Roberts
Health editor, BBC News online

Brain training – playing online games that give memory and reasoning skills a workout – is beneficial for older people, a large-scale study has concluded.

7 January 2016
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Your Brain and Body are One in the Same

Jack Meserve
New York Magazine
7 January 2016
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How to Experience Flow and Get Crazy Productive

Dr. Travis Bradberry
7 January 2016
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Brawn and Brains

Gretchen Reynolds
NYT

Genes and environment confounds experimental results.

7 January 2016
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