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Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

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When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain. That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

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