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Contagious scratching: shared feelings but not shared body locations

Ward, Jamie; Burckhardt, Vera; Holle, Henning


Jamie Ward

Vera Burckhardt

Dr Henning Holle
Reader in Psychology / Leader of Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience group ( )


A commentary on: The neural basis of contagious itch and why some people are more prone to it by Holle, H., Warne, K., Seth, A. K., Critchley, H. D., and Ward, J. (2012). Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 109, 19816–19821.

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date May 7, 2013
Journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience
Print ISSN 1662-5161
Electronic ISSN 1662-5161
Publisher Frontiers Media
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 7
Issue 122
Article Number ARTN 122
Institution Citation Ward, J., Burckhardt, V., & Holle, H. (2013). Contagious scratching: shared feelings but not shared body locations. Frontiers in human neuroscience, 7(122),
Keywords Biological Psychiatry; Behavioral Neuroscience; Neuropsychology and Physiological Psychology; Neurology; Psychiatry and Mental health
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© 2013 Ward, Burckhardt and Holle. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits use, distribution and reproduction in other forums, provided the original authors and source are credited and subject to any copyright notices concerning any third-party graphics etc.

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