Looking at a virtual hand reduces the pain in your real hand
If you keep looking, it doesn’t hurt so muchUniversalImagesGroup/GettyBy Anil AnanthaswamyNext time a nurse sticks a needle into your arm, don’t look away: it’ll be less painful. A new study shows that we feel less pain when we are looking at our body – and that this effect works with virtual reality too. In 2009, Patrick Haggard and Matthew Longo...
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