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.
- When the Body Says No: The Cost of Hidden Stress (book), by Gabor Maté. amazon.com ❐
- Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers (book), by Robert M Sapolsky.
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