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"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science. ~ Albert Einstein"

Eric Mead: The magic of the placebo

Sugar pills, injections of nothing -- studies show that, more often than you'd expect, placebos really work. At TEDMED, magician Eric Mead does a trick to prove that, even when you know something's not real, you can still react as powerfully as if it is. (Warning: This talk is not suitable for viewers who are disturbed by needles or blood.)

..Is all that we see or seem,
but a dream within a dream.
Edgar Allan Poe