Steve Silberman

Steve Silberman appears in the following:

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

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

The publication of a new history of autism called In a Different Key, by John Donvan and Caren Zucker, has reopened an unsettling question about the pioneering Viennese pediatrician Hans Asperger: Was he a Nazi sympathizer, or a man who paid lip service to his bosses' murderous ideology in order ...


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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