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Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers


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author
Robert M Sapolsky
publisher
Times Books
year
2004
page
187, 193 (3rd ed edition)

excerpt

What is surprising is how malleable pain signals are—how readily the intensity of a pain signal is changed by the sensations, feelings, and thoughts that coincide with the pain. … The brain is not a mindless pain-ometer, simply measuring units of ouchness.

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