Pierre Rainville

Biography

  • B.Sc., Université du Québec, Biology, 1988;
  • Major, Université de Montréal, Psychology, 1990;
  • M.Ps., Université de Montréal, Clinical Neuropsychology, 1992;
  • Ph.D., Université de Montréal, Experimental Neuropsychology, 1998;
  • Postdoctorat, University of Iowa, Cognitive Neuroscience, 2000.

Research Program

  • Cerebral and mental representation of pain in humans (memory, communication, empathy, etc.);
  • Neuroppsychological mechanisms of pain modulation (hypnosis, placebo, emotions, etc.);
  • Role of the cerebro-spinal mechanisms of pain regulation in humans;
  • Neurophysiological basis for the psychological factors contributing to persistent pain states

Links

Laboratoire Neuro-Psycho-Physiology of Pain

La méditation zen réduit la douleur (cyberpresse.ca)

Douleur et méditation -Le code Chastenay (telequebec.tv)


Pierre Rainville Ph.D.
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