Prof. Przemysław Bąbel has been awarded a grant in the most prestigious founding scheme of National Science Centre, Poland – Maestro, dedicated to „advanced researchers wanting to conduct pioneering research, including interdisciplinary research which is important for the development of science. Projects within this funding scheme should surpass the current state of knowledge, lead to the creation of a new paradigm, or forge pathways to new frontiers in that field”. Prof. Bąbel will serve as principal investigator of the project ”Un(learning) pain by consequences. Development of the learning theory of placebo effects” for which he will receive 3 614 414 PLN (about 1 000 000 USD).
Popular science abstract can be found HERE
More about the project is available HERE (in Polish only)