BooksSCIENCE AND CULTURE

Nota Bene: Pain Viewed Dispassionately

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Science  07 May 2004:
Vol. 304, Issue 5672, pp. 826
DOI: 10.1126/science.1098303

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Pain Passion, Compassion, Sensibility. Javier Moscoso, Curator. A Wellcome Trust exhibition at the Science Museum, London. 12 February to 20 June 2004. www.wellcome.ac.uk/pain. Booklet and CD. £2. ISBN 1-84129-050-5.

Placing pain in a cultural context, this exhibit explores how researchers, writers, and artists have influenced our beliefs about, understanding of, and attempts to control it.