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2023 Jul 12

Brain Sci




Could Vulnerability to Motion Sickness and Chronic Pain Coexist within a Sensorimotor Phenotype? Insights from over 500 Pre-Pain Motion Sickness Reports.


Harvie DS


The sensorimotor incongruence theory proposes that certain instances of pain result from conflicts in the brain’s sensorimotor networks. Indeed, injuries may cause abnormalities in afferent and cortical signaling resulting in such conflicts. Motion sickness also occurs in instances of incongruent sensorimotor data. It is possible that a sensory processing phenotype exists that predisposes people to both conditions.