Fw: pain picture

Ron Blue rcb5 at MSN.COM
Sun Nov 23 23:37:11 EST 1997


-----Original Message-----
From: Kristen Pammer <Kristen.Pammer at anu.edu.au>
To: Ronald Blue <rcb5 at classic.msn.com>
Date: Sunday, November 23, 1997 6:33 PM
Subject: RE: pain picture


Yes, I guess that is fine. >>>>>>cut>>>>>
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>At 11:40 PM 11/20/97 UT, you wrote:
>>Kristen may I forward this to neuro-sci, TIPS (teaching intro to
>>psychology), psych-ci (current issues in psychology)
>>Ron Blue
>>
>>Kristen Pammer responded by email that this is a very common phenomena
>>reported in visual discomfort research.  Researchers Arnold Wilkins and
Liz
>>Conlon are both interested in the relationship between migraines and
visual
>>discomfort.
>>
>>"Arnold proposes that the mechanisms that induce discomfort and visual
>>distortions (such as colour perception) are the same/similar to those that
>>induce visual discomfort in reading (and dyslexia), based on commonalities
>in
>>SF and contrast between these patterns, and typical text. One proposal he
>has
>>put forth (as yet currently untested) is that these problems may arise
from
>>Magnocellular disturbences that have developed from vascular damage during
>>migrane episodes.  Liz recently has suggested a possible disinhibition
>>mechanism....
>>
>>pain picture at http://cfa-www.harvard.edu/~peprbv/pain.html
>>
>>Ouchi illusion at http://www-cs.mit.edu/~farid/research.html#ouchi
>>
>>
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