Hey so here’s my TED talk, in which I discuss the placebo effect and if it’s possible to harness it.   Sources: http://harvardmagazine.com/2013/01/the-placebo-phenomenonhttp://www.marksdailyapple.com/can-you-harness-the-placebo-effect-for-yourself/http://lifehacker.com/5873548/why-placebos-work-and-how-you-can-use-the-placebo-effect-to-accomplish-your-goalshttp://reset.me/story/how-to-use-the-placebo-effect-to-heal-yourself/https://cogsci.stackexchange.com/questions/6035/can-a-person-self-induce-the-placebo-effecthttp://www.psychiatrictimes.com/articles/understanding-and-using-placebo-effecthttps://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3047320/http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2010/12/placebos-work-even-without-deception/https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25938400http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMe1104010https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25938401https://www.nih.gov/news-events/nih-research-matters/placebo-effect-depression-treatmenthttps://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3047320/https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17998306https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bbu6DolnUfMhttp://lifehacker.com/5595104/the-science-behind-having-a-bad-day-and-how-to-solve-ithttps://allabouttheplaceboeffect.wordpress.com/key-facts-and-statistics/http://www.medicaldaily.com/placebo-effect-statistics-it-medical-tool-or-deception-244724 Image Sources: http://mgsfl.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/what-is-the-placebo-effect.pnghttp://storage.sprucegroveexaminer.com/v1/dynamic_resize/sws_path/suns-prod-images/1297936162298_ORIGINAL.jpg?quality=80&size=650x&stmp=1489619116527\http://www.gabdig.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/Science-Behind-Placebo-Effect-3.jpghttp://www.arlenward.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/achievement-race.jpghttp://static.oprah.com/images/o2/201307-orig-comfort-949×534.jpghttp://www.moppedup.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/shutterstock_66923794.jpghttp://www.health.com/mind-body/3-ways-to-use-the-placebo-effect-to-have-a-better-day

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In science we’ve been taking some time to recognize the environment around us and our impact on it as consumers. In order to do this, we calculated our personal ecological footprints using the following sheets: I was unpleasantly surprised by my numbers; however, a few items on this list aren’t relevant to be anymore as […]

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