One of the nice things about having a psychologist in the mix is that some of my assumptions can be confirmed. We talked a little yesterday about the placebo effect. Not intending to involve her in my madness, I shared most of what Buehner wrote about honey, and expressed some concern that I was simply manifesting those effects because I had read that it should work that way. A placebo effect, she said, is not insignificant. After learning how long I had been following the dosage, she said that if the effects I’ve noticed were really attributable to suggestion alone, I’d probably start noticing a change about now.
I’ll have to get back to you on this one. More later.