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    The Benefits of Pain.Siri Leknes & Brock Bastian - 2014 - Review of Philosophy and Psychology 5 (1):57-70.
    Pain is most often an unpleasant experience that alerts us to actual or possible tissue damage. However, insisting that pain is always bad news may hinder understanding of pain’s many facets. Despite its unpleasantness – or perhaps because of it – pain is known to enhance the perceived value of certain activities, such as punishment or endurance sports. Here, we review evidence for a series of mechanisms involved in putative benefits of pain. A byproduct of pain’s attention-grabbing quality can be (...)
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    The Neurobiology Shaping Affective Touch: Expectation, Motivation, and Meaning in the Multisensory Context.Dan-Mikael Ellingsen, Siri Leknes, Guro Løseth, Johan Wessberg & Håkan Olausson - 2015 - Frontiers in Psychology 6.
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    ‘Defrosting’ music chills with naltrexone: The role of endogenous opioids for the intensity of musical pleasure.Bruno Laeng, Lara Garvija, Guro Løseth, Marie Eikemo, Gernot Ernst & Siri Leknes - 2021 - Consciousness and Cognition 90 (C):103105.
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