ideas, innovations and apps for social work in the age of smartphones and social media
One of the most fascinating things you come across as someone working in health related professions is the placebo effect. Depending on how you define this effect it can either be seen as a sort of betrayal or a sort of autosuggestion. However there seems to be no discussion that this effect exists. The Placebo Research Center – a project focusing on educating people about how to create and harness a placebo effect directed by social entrepreneur Daniel Jacobs – wants to develop an app to take the placebo effect out of the lab. Here is a demo of the app:
If you want to support the app you can do join the crowdfunding at indiegogo.