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## A modern view of placebo and placebo-related effects

*Fabrizio Benedetti*

### in Placebo Effects: Understanding the mechanisms in health and disease

- Published in print:
- 2008
- Published Online:
- September 2009
- ISBN:
- 9780199559121
- eISBN:
- 9780191724022
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559121.003.0002
- Subject:
- Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

The placebo effect, or placebo response, is a psychobiological phenomenon that must not be confounded with other phenomena, such as spontaneous remission and statistical regression to the mean. The ... More

## Heuristic‐Driven Bias: The First Theme

*Hersh Shefrin*

### in Beyond Greed and Fear: Understanding Behavioral Finance and the Psychology of Investing

- Published in print:
- 2002
- Published Online:
- November 2003
- ISBN:
- 9780195161212
- eISBN:
- 9780199832996
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/0195161211.003.0002
- Subject:
- Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Statistics and probability are essential concepts when it comes to risk. Yet, most people have poor intuition about statistics and probabilities. Instead of behaving like professional statisticians, ... More

## A modern view of placebo and placebo-related effects

*Benedetti Fabrizio*

### in Placebo Effects: 2nd Edition: Understanding the mechanisms in health and disease

- Published in print:
- 2014
- Published Online:
- October 2014
- ISBN:
- 9780198705086
- eISBN:
- 9780191789151
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198705086.003.0002
- Subject:
- Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

The placebo effect, or placebo response, is a psychobiological phenomenon that must not be confounded with other phenomena, such as spontaneous remission and statistical regression to the mean. The ... More

## A modern view of placebo and placebo-related effects

*Fabrizio Benedetti*

### in Placebo Effects

- Published in print:
- 2020
- Published Online:
- October 2021
- ISBN:
- 9780198843177
- eISBN:
- 9780191879067
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198843177.003.0008
- Subject:
- Neuroscience, Techniques

This chapter approaches the placebo effect from a modern point of view, namely, as a psychobiological phenomenon worthy of scientific inquiry. By definition, the placebo effect is the effect that ... More

## Linear regression and correlation

*Andrew Gelman and Deborah Nolan*

### in Teaching Statistics: A Bag of Tricks

- Published in print:
- 2017
- Published Online:
- September 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780198785699
- eISBN:
- 9780191827518
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198785699.003.0005
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Educational Mathematics

This chapter addresses the descriptive treatment of linear regression with a single predictor: straight-line fitting, interpretation of the regression line and standard deviation, the confusing ... More

## Regression to the Mean

*Steven J. Osterlind*

### in The Error of Truth: How History and Mathematics Came Together to Form Our Character and Shape Our Worldview

- Published in print:
- 2019
- Published Online:
- January 2019
- ISBN:
- 9780198831600
- eISBN:
- 9780191869532
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198831600.003.0012
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

This chapter focuses on two events that started the transformation to a quantifying worldview for the general public: (1) developments in transportation, especially the invention of the train ... More

## Probabilistic and Statistical Reasoning

*Keith E. Stanovich, Richard F. West, and Maggie E. Toplak*

### in The Rationality Quotient: Toward a Test of Rational Thinking

- Published in print:
- 2016
- Published Online:
- May 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780262034845
- eISBN:
- 9780262336819
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- The MIT Press
- DOI:
- 10.7551/mitpress/9780262034845.003.0005
- Subject:
- Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Chapter 5 begins a series of chapters that describe subtests of the CART. In this chapter, the Probabilistic and Statistical Reasoning subtest is described. The reason for each of the task-types ... More

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