Resonance, placebo effects, and Type II errors: some implications from healing research for experimental methods.

@article{Bengston2007ResonancePE,
  title={Resonance, placebo effects, and Type II errors: some implications from healing research for experimental methods.},
  author={William F. Bengston and Margaret Moga},
  journal={Journal of alternative and complementary medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={13 3},
  pages={317-27}
}
BACKGROUND Classical experimental design presupposes that subjects, randomly separated into experimental and control groups, are independent and distinct. Treatments given to the experimental group ought to have no effect on the control group, which functions as a baseline to illustrate "what otherwise would have happened." Any change in the control group… CONTINUE READING