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Prestimulus functional connectivity determines pain perception in humans.

Abstract:

Pain is a highly subjective experience that can be substantially influenced by differences in individual susceptibility as well as personality. How susceptibility to pain and personality translate to brain activity is largely unknown. Here, we report that the functional connectivity of two key brain areas before a sensory event reflects the susceptibility to a subsequent noxious stimulus being perceived as painful. Specifically, the prestimulus connectivity among brain areas related to the su...

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10.1073/pnas.0906186106

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
Role:
Author
Journal:
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Volume:
107
Issue:
1
Pages:
355-360
Publication date:
2010-01-01
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EISSN:
1091-6490
ISSN:
0027-8424
Source identifiers:
240898
Language:
English
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uuid:61f44eee-6690-4918-bd50-7537f8e4560a
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pubs:240898
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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