Enhanced corticospinal response to observed pain in pain synesthetes

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Abstract

Here, we investigated whether acquired pain synesthetes, individuals who experience actual pain when observing injury to another, demonstrate less corticospinal inhibition than do controls during pain observation, as a potential mechanism for the experience of vicarious pain. We
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)406 - 418
Number of pages13
JournalCognitive Affective & Behavioral Neuroscience
Volume12
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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