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Can a human being remember pain ?

Cijadrachon cijadra at zedat.fu-berlin.de
Tue Oct 13 15:59:55 EST 1998

darwin20 at my-dejanews.com wrote:

>Hello,	A friend and I have been debating about whether or not you can
>remember the sensation of pain. My friend says that you can remember the
>circumstances that cause pain but not the actual sensation. I think that you
>can; if you can remember a taste or a smell, why not pain ? Any educated
>answer would be appreciated.  Thank you,  Damon Collingsworth

I prefer uneducated ones, bad  luck, because I could have told you
part of the reply.
But if you set part of your frontal cortex to help you think about
signal-strength-generating within pain and within memories of pain, 
you might fall over it.  ;-)

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