Pain predictability reverses valence ratings of a relief-associated stimulus

@inproceedings{Andreatta2013PainPR,
  title={Pain predictability reverses valence ratings of a relief-associated stimulus},
  author={Marta Andreatta and Andreas M{\"u}hlberger and Evelyn Glotzbach-Schoon and Paul Pauli},
  booktitle={Front. Syst. Neurosci.},
  year={2013}
}
Relief from pain is positively valenced and entails reward-like properties. Notably, stimuli that became associated with pain relief elicit reward-like implicit responses too, but are explicitly evaluated by humans as aversive. Since the unpredictability of pain makes pain more aversive, this study examined the hypotheses that the predictability of pain also modulates the valence of relief-associated stimuli. In two studies, we presented one conditioned stimulus (FORWARDCS+) before a painful… CONTINUE READING
Recent Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 3 times over the past 90 days. VIEW TWEETS

From This Paper

Figures, tables, results, connections, and topics extracted from this paper.
8 Extracted Citations
59 Extracted References
Similar Papers

Citing Papers

Publications influenced by this paper.
Showing 1-8 of 8 extracted citations

Referenced Papers

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 59 references

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…