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2011-03-30 07:58:18

Physical pain and intense feelings of social rejection "hurt" in the same way, according to this study.

2011-03-28 22:45:13

Physical pain and intense feelings of social rejection "hurt" in the same way, a new study shows.

2011-01-21 16:12:05

The insula has been implicated in evaluative and affective processes.

2010-12-01 08:20:55

Not a believer in acupuncture? Think the pain’s all in your head? Have a personal vendetta against needles? Alternative health isn’t really your thing? Well, It’s time to lay your fears about acupuncture to rest as study results suggest the effectiveness of acupuncture.

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2010-11-30 10:25:54

Using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), researchers have captured pictures of the brain while patients experienced a pain stimulus with and without acupuncture to determine acupuncture's effect on how the brain processes pain.

2010-11-29 23:01:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), researchers have captured pictures of the brain while patients experienced a pain stimulus with and without acupuncture to determine acupuncture's effect on how the brain processes pain.

2010-11-15 16:31:34

New findings released today help identify the long-term impact of the prenatal environment and early parental care on the brain.

2010-10-07 13:34:58

A new study reveals that brain signals elicited by the sight of someone suffering pain differ as a function of whether we identify positively or negatively with that person and that these differential brain signals predict a later decision to help or withdraw from helping.

2010-09-10 14:28:12

There is new evidence that people can learn to control the activity of some brain regions when they get feedback signals provided by functional magnetic resonance brain imaging (fMRI).

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2009-11-29 08:49:46

Researchers using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to study brain activation have found that men and women respond differently to positive and negative stimuli.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.