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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