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The brain and illusions
What can illusions teach us about the brain?
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CRPS & pain – some things you may not have realised

CRPS & pain – some things you may not have realised | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it
Pain is multidimensional. Pain is 100% produced by the brain in response to a perceived threat. The brain allocates a location using the cortical maps, hence why we feel pain in our backs or knees....
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Using Plausible Illusions To Reduce Phantom Pain

Patients who undergo amputations commonly experience phantom pain, a common side effect. Unfortunately, treatments for this conditions have not been very effective.
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