Everyday Things that are The Placebo Effect at Work

For everything that humans are good at, we can be pretty dumb sometimes. For a lot of people, the process of thinking something is working is more important than it actually working, so we get weird things like unnecessary loading screens and needless weights in headphones. For more intriguing behind-the-scenes work, here are sketchy secrets from various industries.

Things that are the placebo effect | hibikikun 11.6k points 2 days ago Loading spinners on web pages once had user complain web app too slow (and pretty fast So tested him by making animation spinner spin much faster. He went my boss praise much faster web app spin.js is using)
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