Unformatted text preview: feelings of phantom pain because of reorganization. Brain scan shows this. Delivers pain for some unfortunate reason Reorganization: Phantom Pain/Limb • Evidence for reorganization in phantom pain: • In amputees with phantom pain, stimulation of the lips produces pain in the missing fingers _ imaging shows that the lip cortical area on the contralateral side of the brain has moved into the finger cortical area Squares=fingers Circles=lips Black=amputee with phantom pain White=amputee without phantom pain...
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This note was uploaded on 03/05/2010 for the course PSYCH PSYCH 3 taught by Professor Cohen during the Winter '10 term at California State University , Monterey Bay.
- Winter '10