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Book Chapters

Colagiuri, B., Lovibond, P. (2013). Psychological processes that can bias responses to placebo treatment for pain. In Luana Colloca, Magne A Flaten, Karin Meissner (Eds.), Placebo and Pain: From Bench to Bedside. London: Academic Press Elsevier.

Peer-reviewed Publications

In press/online

Quinn, V. F., Livesey, E. J. & Colagiuri, B. (in press). Latent inhibition reduces nocebo nausea, even without deception. Annals of Behavioral Medicine.


Colagiuri, B. & Livesey, E. J. (2016). Contextual cuing as a form of nonconscious learning: theoretical and empirical analysis in large and very large samples. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 23: 1996-2009. ↓pdf

Bezzina, L., Lee, J. C., Lovibond, P. F., Colagiuri, B. (2016). Extinction and renewal of cue-elicited reward-seeking. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 87: 162-169. ↓pdf

Todd, J., Sharpe, L., Colagiuri, B., & Khatibi, A. (2016). The effect of threat on cognitive biases and pain outcomes: an eye tracking study. European Journal of Pain, 20: 1357-1368. ↓pdf

Quinn, V. F. & Colagiuri, B. (2016). Sources of placebo-induced relief from nausea: the role of instruction and conditioning. Psychosomatic Medicine, 78: 365-372. ↓pdf

Todd, J., Sharpe, L., Colagiuri, B. (2016). Attentional bias modification and pain: the role of sensory and affective stimuli. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 83: 53-61. ↓pdf

Mills, L., Baokes, R. A., & Colagiuri, B. (2016). Placebo caffeine reduces withdrawal in abstinent coffee drinkers. Journal of Psychopharmacology, 30: 388-394. ↓pdf

Urroz, P., Colagiuri, B., Smith, C. A., & Cheema, B. (2016). Effect of acupuncture and instruction on physiological recovery from maximal exercise: a balanced placebo-controlled trial. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 16: Article 227. ↓pdf

Tonin, R., Brett, J., & Colagiuri, B. (2016). The effect of infrasound and negative expectations to adverse pathological symptoms from wind farms. Journal of Low Frequency Noise, Vibration, and Active Control, 35: 77-90. ↓pdf


Colagiuri, B., Schenk, L. A., Kessler, M. D., Dorsey, S. G., & Colloca, L. (2015). The placebo effect: from concepts to genes. Neuroscience, 307:171-190. ↓pdf

Colagiuri, B., Quinn, V. F., & Colloca, L. (2015). Nocebo hyperalgesia, partial reinforcement, and extinction. Journal of Pain, 16: 995-1004. ↓pdf

Todd, J., Sharpe, L., Johnson, A., Nicholson Perry, K., Colagiuri, B., and Dear, B. (2015). Towards a new model of attentional biases in the development, maintenance and management of pain. Pain, 156: 1589-1600. ↓pdf

Lovibond, P.F., Satkunarajah, M., & Colagiuri, B. (2015). Extinction can reduce the impact of reward cues on reward-seeking behaviour. Behavior Therapy, 46: 432-438. ↓pdf

Quinn, V. F. & Colagiuri, B. (2015). Placebo interventions for nausea: a systematic review. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 49: 449-462. ↓pdf

Colagiuri, B. & Lovibond, P. F. (2015). How food cues can enhance and inhibit motivation to obtain and consume food. Appetite, 84: 79-87.pdf

Quinn, V. F., MacDougall, H. G., & Colagiuri, B. (2015). Galvanic Vestibular Stimulation: a new model of placebo-induced nausea. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 78: 484-488. ↓pdf

Neukirch, N. & Colagiuri, B. (2015). The placebo effect, sleep difficulty, and side effects: a balanced placebo model. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 38: 273-283. ↓pdf


Au Yeung, Y. S., Colagiuri, B., Lovibond, P. F., Colloca, L. (2014). Partial reinforcement, extinction, and placebo analgesia. Pain, 155: 1110-1117. ↓pdf

Yeung, A., Kiat, H., Denniss, A., Cheema, B., Bensoussan, A., Machliss, B., Colagiuri, B., Chang, D. (2014). Randomised controlled trial of a 12 week yoga intervention on negative affective states, cardiovascular and cognitive function in post-cardiac rehabilitation patients. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 14: 411. ↓pdf


Lovibond, P. F. & Colagiuri, B. (2013). Facilitation of voluntary goal-directed behavior by reward cues. Psychological Science, 24: 2030-2037. ↓pdf

Carmady, B., Smith, C. A., Colagiuri, B. (2013). A comparison of decision-making processes for conventional and complementary medicine in cancer patients. Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice, 19: 32-35. ↓pdf

Tang, C. W. & Colagiuri, B. (2013). Can an educational handout enhance placebo analgesia for experimentally-induced pain? PLoS One, 8: e77544. ↓pdf

Colagiuri, B., Dhillon, H., Butow, P. N., Jansen, J., Cox, K., & Jacquet, J. (2013). Does assessing patients’ expectancies about chemotherapy side effects influence their occurrence? Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 46: 275-281. ↓pdf

Cheema, B. S., Houridis, L., Busch, L., Raschke-Cheema, V, Melville, G. W., Marshall, P. W., Chang, D., Lonsdale, C., Bowmna, J., Colagiuri, B. (2013). Effect of an office worksite-based yoga program on heart rate variability: outcomes of a randomised controlled trial. BMC Complementary Medicine and Alternative Medicine, 13: 82-91. ↓pdf

Urroz, P., Colagiuri B., Smith, C. A., & Cheema, B. (2013). Effect of acute acupuncture treatment on exercise performance and post-exercise recovery: a systematic review. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 19: 9-16. ↓pdf


Colagiuri, B., McGuinness, K., Boakes, R. A., & Butow, P. (2012). Warning about side effects can increase their occurrence: an experimental model using placebo treatment for sleep difficulty. Journal of Psychopharmacology, 26: 1540-1547. ↓pdf

Colagiuri, B., & Smith, C. A. (2012). A systematic review of the effect of expectancy on treatment responses to acupuncture. Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2012: Article ID 857804, 12 pages. ↓pdf

Colagiuri B., King, M., Butow, P., McGrane, J. A., Luckett, T., Price, M. A., Birney, D. P. (2012). A comparison of the FACT-G and Supportive Care Needs Survey (SCNS) in women with ovarian cancer: unidimensionality of constructs. Quality of Life Research, 21: 887-897. ↓pdf

Melville, G., Chang, D., Colagiuri, B., Marshall, P., & Cheema, B. (2012). Fifteen minutes of chair-based yoga postures or guided meditation performed in the office can elicit a relaxation response. Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 2012: Article ID 501986, 9 pages. ↓pdf


Oguchi, M., Jansen, J., Butow, P., Colagiuri, B., Devine, R., & Dhillon, H. (2011). Measuring the impact of nurse cue-response behaviour on cancer patients’ emotional cues. Patient Education and Counseling, 86:163-8. ↓pdf

Colagiuri B., Livesey, E., & Harris, J. A. (2011). Can expectancies produce placebo effects for implicit learning? Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 18: 399-405. ↓pdf

Colagiuri, B., Christensen, S., Jensen, A. B., Butow, P., Price, M., & Zachariae, R. (2011). Prevalence and predictors of sleep difficulty in a national cohort of Danish women with primary breast cancer. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 42: 710-720.  ↓pdf

Cheema, B., Marshall, P., Chang, D., Colagiuri, B., & Machliss, B. (2011). Effect of an office worksite-based yoga program on heart rate variability: A randomized controlled trial. BMC Public Health, 11: 578. ↓pdf

Cao, H., Hu, H., Colagiuri, B., Liu, J. (2011). Medicinal cupping therapy in 30 patients with fibromyalgia: a case series observation. Forschende Komplementärmedizin, 18: 122-126. ↓pdf


Colagiuri B. & Boakes, R. A. (2010). Perceived treatment, false feedback, and cognitive performance in two dummy double-blind RCTs. Psychopharmacology, 208: 433-441. ↓pdf

Colagiuri B. & Zachariae, R. (2010). A meta-analysis of expectancy and post-chemotherapy nausea. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 40: 3-14. ↓pdf

Boakes, R.A, Colagiuri B., & Mahon, M. (2010). Learned aversions to flavours signalling reduction in a nutrient. JEP: Animal Behavior Processes, 36: 117-125. ↓pdf

Roscoe, J.A., Morrow, G.R., Colagiuri, B., Heckler, C.E., Pudlo, B.D., et al. (2010). Insight in the prediction of chemotherapy-induced nausea. Supportive Care in Cancer, 18: 896-876. ↓pdf

Colagiuri, B. (2010). Participant expectancies in randomised double-blind placebo controlled trials: Potential limitations to trial validity. Clinical Trials, 7: 246-255. ↓pdf


Colagiuri B., Morley K., Boakes R. A., Haber, P. (2009). Expectancy in double-blind placebo-controlled trials: An example from alcohol dependence. Psychotherapy & Psychosomatics, 78: 167-171. ↓pdf


Colagiuri, B., Roscoe, J.A., Morrow, G.R., Atkins, J.N., Giguere, J.K. & Colman, L.K. (2008). How do patient expectancies, quality of life, and post-chemotherapy nausea interrelate? Cancer, 113: 654-661. ↓pdf