The brain and illusions
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What can illusions teach us about the brain?
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Optical Illusion Relieves Arthritis Pain: Scientific American

Optical Illusion Relieves Arthritis Pain: Scientific American | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it
Arthritis pain is reduced by mirror reflections of healthier joints...
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MIRAGE multisensory illusions box in pain research

MIRAGE multisensory illusions box in pain research | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it
Our research at The University of Nottingham unexpectedly stumbled into the media spotlight: “Mind tricks may help arthritic pain; Illusions can halve the pain of osteoarthritis” the headlines read.
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Mind tricks may help arthritis

Mind tricks may help arthritis | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it
A discovery by scientists at the University of Nottingham suggests optical illusions may help those with arthritic pain. More research is planned to determine the effectiveness of this type of pain relief.
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