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Placebos and the Power of Belief - Professor Irving Kirsch


Psychologist Professor Irving Kirsch talking about "Placebos and the Power of Belief" at Goldsmiths College.

The Anomalistic Psychology Research Unit (APRU) was established in 2000 primarily to provide a focus for research into the psychology of paranormal beliefs and anomalous experiences. Since then, the unit has become both nationally and internationally recognised as one of the most authoritative and innovative parapsychological research centres.

To extend the lectures and events based at the University, a series of invited speakers have recently been confirmed to attend and present a lecture exploring their particular specialist area of Psychology or

How far does the power of belief extend?
To what extent does therapeutic success depend on the mental state of a patient?
How does previous experience or knowledge affect future beliefs?

On Tuesday January 16th, Professor Irving Kirsch will be speaking about Placebos and the Power of Belief. As such, we would like to extend an open invitation to you and anyone else who may be interested.

The lecture is completely free and is based at Goldsmiths College. It is due to start at 4:10pm. Further details about the unit or event can be found at :


Alternatively, further information can also be obtained by emailing me at :


We hope to see you there!


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Date and Time:

16 January 2007 at 4:00 pm


1 hour 30 minutes



Anomalistic Psychology Research Unit (APRU)
Department of Psychology, Whitehead Building,
Goldsmiths College, University of London, New Cross,
SE14 6NW


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