First-person neuroscience and the understanding of pain.

  title={First-person neuroscience and the understanding of pain.},
  author={M. Thacker and G. Moseley},
  journal={The Medical journal of Australia},
  volume={196 6},
Reflections — feature e were invited to reflect upon brain–mind– pain interactions and to opine on whether modern neuroscience adequately considers pain phenomena and experience. One might suggest that adequacy is not a particularly lofty goal in this respect. However, if we were to consider whether modern neuroscience thoroughly, or precisely, considers pain phenomena and experience, we would have to conclude in the negative. Classically, clinicians have been taught to ask patients a series of… Expand
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