Emily's hands-on science experiment
- The placebo effect. // Current Science;10/9/98, Vol. 84 Issue 3, p6
Presents information on therapeutic touch (TT) techniques, while highlighting an experiment conducted by Emily Rosa, a Colorado schoolgirl. Speculations made by scientists regarding TT techniques; Reference to the placebo effect; What TT entails; Details on acupuncture.
- Spot good science. Rosenthal, Dorothy // Current Science;10/9/98, Vol. 84 Issue 3, p6
Presents information on the publication of the results of experiments conducted by Emily Rosa, Colorado schoolgirl, on therapeutic touch techniques. How Rosa's experiment was perceived by physicians; Presentation of an experiment which can be used to examine claims made in the article.
- Emily's little experiment. Lemonick, Michael D. // Time;4/13/1998, Vol. 151 Issue 14, p67
Looks at a science-fair experiment created by Emily Rosa that discredits therapeutic touch (TT) as a medical treatment. The implications of the experiment; The help that Rosa received from her mother, a registered nurse who has campaigned against TT, and her stepfather, Larry Sarner, who is...
- The `Emily Event.' Sarner, Larry // Skeptic;1998, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p32
Deals with how Emily Rosa, an 11-year-old girl, conceived and executed an experiment on therapeutic touch. How the media reacted to Rosa's popularity; Several television appearances of Rosa; How the public recognized Rosa's experiment. INSETS: The TT postulates;The top 10 objections to the...
- 9-year old Emily Rosa debunks therapeutic touch in JAMA. // Skeptic;1998, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p16
Discusses the test conducted by Emily Rosa on the effectiveness of therapeutic touch (TT). How Rosa became the media darling of skepticism and science; Award received by Rosa for testing the project; Comments from TT therapists.
- TT fails child's test. // NCAHF Newsletter (08903417);May/Jun97, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p2
Reports on the test developed by ten-year-old Emily Rosa to determine whether or not a therapeutic touch practitioner could sense the alleged human energy field.
- Emily's little experiment. Lemonick, Michael D. // Time International (South Pacific Edition);4/13/1998, Issue 15, p35
Looks at a science-fair experiment created by nine-year-old Emily Rosa that discredits therapeutic tough (TT) as a medical treatment. The implications of the experiment; The help that Rosa received from her mother, a registered nurse who has campaigned against TT, and her stepfather, Larry...
- Thinking scientifically with Emily. // Jack & Jill;Oct/Nov98, Vol. 60 Issue 7, p16
Profiles Emily Rosa, a child who gained recognition for an experiment she conducted on therapeutic touch among nurses. How the experiment was conducted; In-depth look at the findings of the experiment; Background information on Emily including details on the television appearances she made in...
- Touchy, touchy. Jerome, Richard; Bane, Vickie // People;04/27/98, Vol. 49 Issue 16, p93
Profiles 11-year old Emily Rosa whose science project on the validity of touch therapy (TT) has caused a controversy in the medical community. How her research was published in the `Journal of the American Medical Association'; Details of her project which disprove the use of TT; Reaction from...