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2023 Dec 26

Eur J Pain


Social cues influence perception of others’ pain.


Zhang L, Wager TD, Koban L


Accurately perceiving other people’s pain is important in both daily life and healthcare settings. However, judging other’s pain is inherently difficult and can be biased by various social and cultural factors. Here, we examined whether perception of others’ pain and pain management recommendations are socially influenced by seeing the opinions of other raters.