Jo Marchant is a science journalist and author of Cure: A Journey Into the Science of Mind Over Body (Crown, 2016). She’s based in London, England.
Can the Placebo Effect Have Real Clinical Value?
Some cases suggest that simply believing that we’re getting better has healing effects.
Weighing the Evidence on Mind-Body Medicine
In “Cure,” Jo Marchant shares the results of her deep dive into the evidence for—and against—mind-body medicine, from placebo effects to hypnosis and meditation.