Left hemisphere dominance in reading the sensory qualities of others' pain?

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Seeing or imagining others in pain may activate both the sensory and affective components of the neural network (pain matrix) that is activated during the personal experience of pain. Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), proved adept at highlighting the sensorimotor side of empathy for pain in studies where mere observation of needles penetrating body… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/17470910601035954

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