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Placebo button

Known as: Dummy thermostat, Placebo thermostat 
A placebo button is a push-button with apparent functionality that actually has no effect when pressed. Such buttons can be psychologically rewarding… Expand
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2014
Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
SummaryAbstractMicronised purified flavonoid fraction (MPFF) [Daflon® 500mg1], an oral phlebotropic drug consisting of 90… Expand
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Review
2009
Review
2009
How do media affect voting behavior? What difference can an independent media outlet make in a country with state-controlled… Expand
Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
An estimated ten million American households borrow on payday loans each year. Despite the prevalence of these loans, little is… Expand
Review
2006
Review
2006
Context Few trials have evaluated drugs for obesity in adolescents. Contribution This 12-month randomized, double-blind trial… Expand
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
  • K. Bo¨hme
  • Clinical Rheumatology
  • 2002
  • Corpus ID: 22279005
Advanced patch technology has yielded a novel transdermal therapeutic system (TDS) for the rate-controlled systemic delivery of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Substantial loss of lean body and muscle mass occur among HIV-infected patients with relatively preserved body weight (1); these… Expand
Review
1999
Review
1999
Ingestion of fish or other sources of -3 fatty acids has been called a comprehensive strategy toward the prevention of… Expand
Review
1996
Review
1996
Wasting associated with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is a serious complication of human immunodeficiency virus… Expand
Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Observations made during the 1987 El Niño show that in the upper range of sea surface temperatures, the greenhouse effect… Expand