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Task Description
Understanding placebo effects and their bizarre effects in treating several ailments and symptoms
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Scene summary
Placebo effects ingredients, doctor treating patients. placebo effects in trials
Video length
4 minutes 38 seconds
Video genre
Lectures (e.g. TED talks)
Language goals
listening
Listening comprehension
Level
The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Advanced (C1)
Student type
This resource is intended for:High schoolers
high-school
High schoolers
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This resource is licensed by BINHNGUYEN under the iSLCollective Copyright License.
Upload date
2/19/2021
Video quiz questions (printable)
1. Choose the correct options.
How many volunteers took part in the study?
65
56
2. Fill the gap.
The subjects reported that the treated finger hurtthan the untreated one.
3. Fill the gap.
What made the students so sure this dummyhad worked?
4. Fill the gap.
… treatments, and therapies that aren't supposed to have an effect, and are oftenmiraculously make people feel better.
5. Fill the gap.
These were administered when proper drugs weren't available, or if someonethey were ill.
6. Unmix the sentence.
Placebos
had
to
mimic
the
real
treatments
in
order
to
be
convincing,
7. Choose the correct options.
By the 1950s, what did researchers use placebos for?
as a standard tool to test new treatments.
as a standard new treatment.
8. Correct the wrong word.
To evaluate a new drug, for instance, half the patients in a trial might receive the fake pill.
9. Fill the gap.
Then, if the new drug showed a significant benefit compared to the placebo, it was proved
10. Fill the gap.
… the placebo effect is merely confused with other factors, like patients trying to please doctors by falsely reporting
11. Fill the gap.
… theirof recovery actually do trigger physiological factors that improve their symptoms.
12. Choose the correct options.
What does the word "bizarre" mean in this sentence? "So shouldn't we celebrate the placebo's bizarre benefits? "
strange, unusual
maginificient
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