‘Mind over matter?’: a historical excursion into the multitude of meanings of ‘placebo’

By Jessy Shallcross The focus of my dissertation is Major Depressive Disorder (MDD).  From a critical neuro-geographical perspective, it examines recent cognitive neuroscience research on MDD. It utilises discourse analysis to explore the experimental methodologies mobilised in this research and asks what kind of depressed subject is presumed, and how this subject is subsequently imagined.Continue reading “‘Mind over matter?’: a historical excursion into the multitude of meanings of ‘placebo’”