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An interesting aspect of neural networks is shown in the elaboration of an evaluation scale for pain in cerebral palsy with severe mental retardation. Because of the diversity of cases, the number of items had to be limited in the final step of statistical validation. Classical analysis on prior data did not allow to decide whether the variability in(More)
This study tested the effects of distraction using virtual-reality (VR) technology on acute pain tolerance in young adults. Forty-one undergraduate students, aged 18-23 years, used a VR head-mounted display helmet, steering wheel, and foot pedal to play an auto racing video game while undergoing exposure to very cold water (cold pressor set at 1 °C). Two(More)
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