LingLing Weng, MSc
LingLing started as a PhD student at Leiden University in October 2017. Her PhD research focuses on generalization of placebo and nocebo effects between itch and pain in healthy people. She is curious about the mechanisms underlying placebo effects and nocebo effects in itch and pain, and try to explore common and specific expectation mechanisms in physical symptoms of pain and itch.
LingLing will try to combine psychological (e.g. placebo effect, expectation) with physical factors to predict the development of disease (e.g. itch, pain).Back to the people page
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Scientists present NeuroLabNL research agenda to ministers What effect does bullying have on the brain? This is just one of the key research questions included in the NeuroLabNL science agenda. Scientists presented the agenda to Ministers Van Engelshoven and Dekker on 3 July at Campus The Hague.
First guidelines for applying placebo effect in clinical practice It is becoming increasingly clear that the placebo effect has a great influence on medical treatment. An international, interdisciplinary team of researchers has now written a first set of guidelines on how to apply the placebo effect in clinical practice
Symposium 'Clinical Implications of Placebo Effects' On 21 June, 2018 a symposium about clinical implications of placebo effects will be held in Museum Boerhaave, Leiden.
With Regine Klinger, Luana Colloca, and Andrea Evers as speakers
Dissertation defense Maaike Ferwerda On June 20, 2018 Maaike Ferwerda will defend her dissertation about the development and effectiveness of a tailored guided internet-based cognitive behavioural therapy.