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Rewarded placebo analgesia: A new mechanism of placebo effects based on operant conditioning.

07:00 EST 8th January 2019 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Rewarded placebo analgesia: A new mechanism of placebo effects based on operant conditioning."

Placebo analgesia is explained by two learning processes: classical conditioning and observational learning. A third learning process, operant conditioning, has not previously been investigated as a mechanism of placebo effects. We aimed to induce placebo analgesia by operant conditioning.

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Name: European journal of pain (London, England)
ISSN: 1532-2149
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