This talk may cause side effects

7 July 2021 - 6:30pm – 7 July 2021 - 7:45pm  |  The Roundhouse, UNSW Sydney

Imagine if medical side effects were all in your head… turns out more than half of them might be. Most people have heard of the placebo effect, but fewer are familiar with the nocebo effect – the dark side of placebo – where an innocent sugar pill can cause serious negative side effects. Research shows most side effects are likely to be caused by the nocebo effect, so how can medical researchers break this cycle?

Main event: How can we thrive in the 21st century? | UNSOMNIA 2021
Dates & Time: Tuesday 6 and Wednesday 7 July, 6.30pm – 7.45pm
Location: The Roundhouse, UNSW Sydney
Tickets (free) via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/how-can-we-thrive-in-the-21st-century-registration-155742661493
Event webpage: https://www.centreforideas.com/event/thrive