Pain Perception: Modification of Threshold of Intolerance and Cortical Potentials by Cutaneous Stimulation

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Science  15 Jun 1973:
Vol. 180, Issue 4091, pp. 1201-1202
DOI: 10.1126/science.180.4091.1201


Cutaneous electrical stimulation temporarily raises the threshold of intolerance for pain elicited by electric shock. Similar stimulation suppresses the somatosensory cortical evoked potential.