Cross-disciplinary translations on cognition and expectations: The placebo effect and autism anthropology

  • Date: –15:00
  • Location: (contact Erika Sigvardsdotter to register, the seminar can be swiched to zoom on short notice.) Rausingrummet, House 6
  • Organiser: Centre for Medical Humanities
  • Contact person: Erika Sigvardsdotter
  • Seminarium


The Centre for Medical Humanities organizes a digital MHS-seminar 15th of September 13.15-15.00  with the title: “Cross-disciplinary translations on cognition and expectations: The placebo effect and autism anthropology”. The seminar will be held in English. The presenters are:

Karin Jensen Associate professor at the Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska institutet, with the presentation "Faith, hope, and placebo effects - exploration of placebo responses among individuals with intellectual disabilities" and

Ingela Visuri, senior lecturer in religious studies, Dalarna Universitywith the presentation "Supernatural relations and imaginary worlds in autism: a mixed methods approach".

We are planning for a IRL seminar in Rausingrummet, House 6 at Campus Engelska Parken, Uppsala. However, the seminar may have to be swiched to Zoom at short notice, so be sure to register by emailing, to receive accurate information.

More info about Karin Jensen:

More info about Ingela Visuri: