Editors' ChoicePlacebo Effect

Pleasure or Pain: A Matter of Perception

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Science Translational Medicine  21 Oct 2009:
Vol. 1, Issue 3, pp. 3ec11
DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.3000508

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Scientists use imaging technology to pinpoint a specific region of the central nervous system involved in pain relief caused by placebos in humans.