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Expectations guide our health - PhD defense Stefanie Meeuwis
Positive expectations about a particular medicine support the actual health outcomes, even when people are told that that it is a placebo-effect. The opposite, the nocebo-effect, does also work that way. Health psychologist Stefanie Meeuwis found proof
Behavioral consequences of Corona
Andrea Evers as a behavioral expert about Corona in multiple news broadcasts as for example 'Feiten en Fabels' (NPO 1, Dutch news broadcast) and M (NPO 1). What are psychological consequences of the Corona pandemic? What does it mean for our mental health
How to make use of placebo effects in clinical practice?
This upcoming symposium focuses on innovative application of placebo- and nocebo effects into practice. This virtual meeting enables you to be close to professionals and soak up all knowledge from your home chair.
Watch out for the nocebo corona effect - Blog by Andrea Evers
We are confronted on a daily basis with news about the Corona virus and its consequences. In this blog, Andrea Evers answers questions about how to deal with these in the corona situation.
Rubicon grant for pain researcher Aleksandrina Skvortsova
Aleksandrina Skvortsova has been awarded a Rubicon grant by the NWO. She will use it to conduct research at McGill University in Canada into whether memories and stress influence how we experience pain.