The Pain Lab’s undergraduate research group presented their capstone project at the FCAT Undegrad Research Conference Saturday March 9th alongside other recognized projects in the program. The annual conference gives students the opportunity to share their essays, performances, films, art pieces, and projects with the rest of the faculty while celebrating the diversity of the programs.
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Canada now leads the world in per capita consumption of opioids, but is that the gold medal Canadians want? Join us for a series of informative, thought-provoking webinars where we will explore the current state of opioid use in Canada, better understand key issues and challenges, and discuss ways we can work together to reduce opioid-related harm. Webinars begin March 18th.
“The 20th annual international conference “Toward a Science of Consciousness” will take place March 3-9, 2013 at the Dayalbagh Educational Institute (DEI) in Agra, India, home of the famed Taj Mahal. DEI is a high-level educational system, part of a spiritual community and farm housing 4000 people on an idyllic 1300 acres on the Yamuna River within the city of Agra. DEI research includes neuroscience, cognitive science, medicine, philosophy, nanoscience, quantum physics and consciousness. DEI’s Dr. Vishal Sahni, author of many papers and several books on quantum computing, is the primary conference organizer.
Toward a Science of Consciousness is an international interdisciplinary conference entailing rigorous approaches to the understanding of conscious awareness, and our place in the universe. Since 1994, TSC conferences have been held in even-numbered years in Tucson, Arizona, sponsored and organized by the Center for Consciousness Studies at the University of Arizona. In odd-numbered years TSC conferences have been held at various locations around the world (1995 Naples, Italy; 1997 Elsinore, Denmark; 1999 Tokyo, Japan; 2001, Skovde, Sweden; 2003 Prague, Czech Republic; 2005 Copenhagen, Denmark; 2007 Budapest, Hungary; 2009 Hong Kong, China; 2011 Stockholm, Sweden.” for more information please visit this link
The following video demonstrates how Virtual Reality (VR) — in conjunction with mindfulness meditation and biofeedback technologies — can help chronic pain patients to develop skills for managing their pain.
Researchers in Norway found that having just one cup of coffee can help to ease the pain of strain-inducing office work, even if the person has chronic pain to begin with. This study was widely touted in news media, but it sounds too good to be true; and it probably is since the research had a number of limitations.
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