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The Placebo Effect
Imagine you've just been handed a gummy bear -- not just any gummy bear, but a gummy bear of incredibly fast running powers. Scientists around the world applaud its superhuman capabilities! If you ate it, do you think you'd be able to run faster?
Here's the thing: gummy bears of incrediby fast running powers don't really exist. You knew that. After all, it's kind of a silly idea. The funny part is that sometimes when you just ThinkSomething might work, it does anyway. This strange occurence is called the placebo effect. Test your friends to find out if you can replicate the placebo effect's incredible results.
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