May 02 2012

NPR Morning Edition: "Tracking and Controlling Pain by Sight"

Stanford researchers are using fMRI scanners in a new ways: to track and help patients control their pain.

Images culled from fMRI enable doctors to literally show patients where their brains are producing pain. Listen as NPR’s David Gorn reports on the current and potential uses of fMRI as a pain management tool.

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see also, MIT Technology Review: Seeing your pain: an article devoted to this subject

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