Threat has a prominent role in theories of pain-related attention biases,6,24 though there has not been unanimity about its effects on the nature or course of such biases. For example, Eccleston and Crombez6 contended that people are predisposed to prioritize pain as an attentional focus and have trouble disengaging from pain stimuli, particularly in conditions […]
I got one of the quackiest emails I’ve ever seen… from a physician. (Or at least someone sticking those letters behind his name.) It’s a good reminder that every profession has its cranks and kooks. The proportions do matter, of course, but no profession is immune and someone is at the bottom of every class. […]
When people accuse me of being too skeptical or negative — an almost daily occurrence — I can confidently reply that I’m actually a rather moderate skeptic. Exhibit A? The notorious Adam Meakins, a UK physiotherapist and exuberantly foul-mouthed gadfly to his profession. And a smart one. In this Facebook post, Adam is at his […]
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Orginally Published At: Pain Management – Pharmacy Times
The field of human pain neuroimaging has exploded in the last two decades. During this time, the broader neuroimaging community has continued to investigate and refine methods. Another key to progress is exchange with clinicians and pain scientists working with other model systems and approaches. These collaborative efforts require that non-imagers be able to evaluate […]