The brains of placebo responders still feel pain, but interpret it differently (Study)

“In placebo responders, activity dropped in areas processing pain, but increased in areas involved in emotion. This suggests that, rather than blocking pain signals into the brain, the placebo is changing the interpretation of pain.”

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn19944-would-a-placebo-work-for-you.html

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