In Understanding Pain, Fernando Cervero… gives a remarkably lively tour of what we do know… Cervero provides a rich and historical backdrop, and layers his explanations with colourful metaphors and relatable examples.—Samantha Murphy, New Scientist—
This is an enjoyable and thought-provoking work, written in an accessible style that will be welcomed by those who are interested in the discipline of pain and have some background knowledge in neuroscience.
, Times Higher Education
All throughout Understanding Pain Fernando Cervero illustrates the biological enigma that is pain through the use of carefully chosen anecdotes, and patients’ descriptions of their symptoms. The book provides a comprehensive and accessible review of the neurobiological basis of pain perception, and will be of interest to both pain researchers and the reader with a general interest in pain.