Steve Silberman

Steve Silberman appears in the following:

Was Dr. Asperger A Nazi? The Question Still Haunts Autism

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Hans Asperger identified autism as a spectrum of disorders in the 1930s, but his work was ignored for decades because he went on to work under the Nazis. Research and treatment suffered as a result.


Underreported: The Placebo Effect

Thursday, October 01, 2009

"The placebo effect" has been known to scientists for a very long time. But for some reason, the placebo effect is getting stronger and researchers don’t know why. In fact, an increasing number of medications are unable to beat sugar pills in clinical trials. Steve Silberman, is a senior writer ...

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Catching Liars

Monday, March 10, 2008

In this segment, Gordon Burghardt introduces us to a snake that plays dead. Then, from a highway median at John F. Kennedy Airport, Paul Ekman tries to teach Jad how to catch a liar the old-fashioned way: by reading their facial expressions. Because if you know where to ...

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Monday, March 10, 2008

Lies, liars, and lie catchers. And the strange power of lying to yourself.


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