[ExI] Radiation danger (was: sendup of Hobby Lobby)

Rafal Smigrodzki rafal.smigrodzki at gmail.com
Thu Jul 17 19:21:32 UTC 2014

On Wed, Jul 16, 2014 at 11:53 AM, spike <spike66 at att.net> wrote:

> Another angle: it seems like placebo effect would work both directions.
> Perhaps positive placebo effect works on optimistic people and the negative
> works on pessimistic people.  I know plenty of pessimists who seem to
> somehow will themselves into sickness.  I think I know more pessimists than
> optimists.  Perhaps I am comparing them to myself, the well-known
> super-optimist.

### It's the "nocebo" effect, well-known in medical circles:

-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://lists.extropy.org/pipermail/extropy-chat/attachments/20140717/186f30b8/attachment.html>

More information about the extropy-chat mailing list