Is pain catching? First clues that it might spread to others
House mouse: I feel your painWilfried Martin/imageBroker/Rex/ShutterstockBy Andy CoghlanAre other people making you feel their pain? That’s one possible upshot of experiments that seem to show sensitivity to pain can be transferred socially, at least in mice. If the same is true for people, it may help explain conditions such as fibromyalgia, where...
I regard the brain as a computer which will stop working when its component fail. There is no heaven or afterlife for broken-down computers. That is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark