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Types of pain, their fibers, and their emotional equivalents

Matthew Kirkcaldie Matthew.Kirkcaldie at removethis.newcastle.edu.au
Wed Oct 29 22:12:50 EST 2003


In article <6tv0qv0jt5vpcdrlk2u6eusp3jvu3qmml3 at 4ax.com>,
 r norman <rsn_ at _comcast.net> wrote:

> On 29 Oct 2003 11:13:29 -0800, glucegen at excite.com (Radium) wrote:
> 
> >1. A Delta Fiber = epicritic pain = fear
> >
> >2. C Fiber = protopathic pain = anger
> 
> Wow, that sure clears up a lot!  Now what about memory and learning?
> Oh, I see.  Those are alpha and gamma.

Type Ia fibre = existentialism

Type Ib fibre = sense of mounting dread

Type IIa fibre = stance on free trade agreements

Type IIb fibre = Mac OS vs PC preference

This is getting easier and easier!

         Matthew.



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