Intracranial human recordings reveal association between neural activity and perceived intensity for the pain of others in the insula

Abstract Based on neuroimaging data, the insula is considered important for people to empathize with the pain of others. Here we present intracranial electroencephalographic (iEEG) recordings and single-cell recordings from the human insulae while 7 epilepsy patients rated the intensity of a woman’s painful experiences seen in short movie clips. Pain had to be deduced …

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