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The neurology of chronic pain

My Pain, My Brain by Melanie Thern­strom gives us a look at a study being done at Stan­ford Uni­ver­si­ty. Sub­jects view an area of the brain that is involved in the per­cep­tion of pain via a func­tion­al mag­net­ic res­o­nance imag­ing (fMRI) machine, and under­go train­ing sim­i­lar to biofeed­back in which they prac­tice direct­ly con­trol­ling that […]

May 21, 2006 · cyn · No Comments
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