What the body commands

the imperative theory of pain

Colin Klein

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A novel theory of pain, according to which pains are imperatives--commands issued by the body, ordering you to protect the injured part.

Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationCambridge, MA
PublisherMIT Press
Number of pages210
ISBN (Electronic)9780262329880
ISBN (Print)9780262029704
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2015

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