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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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2017
2017
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) lets young adults stay on their parents’ insurance. Several papers use age–time difference-in… Expand
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
SummaryAbstractMicronised purified flavonoid fraction (MPFF) [Daflon® 500mg1], an oral phlebotropic drug consisting of 90… Expand
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2012
2012
We consider three “crisis shocks” related to key features of the 2007–2008 crisis, for emerging and developed economies: (1) the… Expand
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODSdRandomized, double-blind, 12-week study of 361 patients not on glucose-lowering therapy (HbA1c 7–10… Expand
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2012
2012
SummaryAbstractProlonged-release (PR) nicotinic acid (niacin) [Niaspan®] is an oral, once-daily formulation of the lipid… Expand
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
This paper compares electoral outcomes of the 1999 parliamentary elections in Russia among geographical areas with differential… Expand
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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
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2007
2007
Abstract Situated in the domain of research into mobile, wireless, networked and wearable computing, this exploratory… Expand
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2000
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2000
Substantial loss of lean body and muscle mass occur among HIV-infected patients with relatively preserved body weight (1); these… Expand
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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
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