Kaleidoscope live!

Date aired: 16.02.2022

Time: 17:00 -17:45

Title: Size doesn't matter, but anticipation does: Big data paradox, placebo, and perceptions of smokers


Bradley VC, Kuriwaki S, Isakov M, et al. Unrepresentative big surveys significantly overestimated US vaccine uptake. Nature 2021;600(7890):695-700. doi: 10.1038/s41586-021-04198-4

Hjorth OR, Frick A, Gingnell M, et al. Expectancy effects on serotonin and dopamine transporters during SSRI treatment of social anxiety disorder: a randomized clinical trial. Transl Psychiatry 2021;11(1):559. doi: 10.1038/s41398-021-01682-3

Philip KEJ, Bu F, Polkey MI, et al. Relationship of smoking with current and future social isolation and loneliness: 12-year follow-up of older adults in England. The Lancet Regional Health - Europe 2022;14:100302. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lanepe.2021.100302


Meet the hosts:

  • Dr Dawn N. Albertson

    Summarising Dawn’s academic trajectory is not easy but, roughly: behaviour, drugs, brains on drugs and then educating people about brains, behaviour, and drugs.

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  • Dr Dan W. Joyce

    Certified genius and MD/PhD wunderkid, Dan works at the Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford and is a Consultant Psychiatrist with Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust. Veggie, data head, and a research purist, Dan’s signature acerbic wit brings comedy and clarity to all things complicated.

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  • Dr Derek K. Tracy

    Derek is the Medical Director of West London NHS Trust, and a senior lecturer at King's College London and University College London.

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  • Prof Sukhi S. Shergill

    A multilingual MD/PhD, Sukhi is a Professor of Psychiatry and Systems Neuroscience at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology, and Neuroscience at King’s College London and a Psychiatrist

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