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K. Smythe's picture

Pain management

In continuing to think about phantom limbs, pain, neuron firing etc., I was reminded of a paper from a while ago that I thought at the time was very interesting and now think is relevant to our discussion of pain.  It is interesting to me that we can manage pain in this way and what is says about our voluntary control of the nervous system/nervous firings:

http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/abstract/102/51/18626

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