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Videogame distraction using virtual reality technology for children experiencing cold pressor pain: The role of cognitive processing
Publication Type:
Journal Article
Journal of Pediatric Psychology 36 (1) pg 84-94
Objective: To examine whether increasing the demand for central cognitive processing involved in a distraction task would increase children's tolerance for cold pressor pain.Design: Experiment where participants underwent a baseline cold pressor trial followed by two cold pressor trials in which they received an interactive distcontinued
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Age Group:
Adolescence (13-17 yrs), Childhood (birth-12 yrs), School Age (6-12 yrs)
Study Design:
Experimental Study
Source of Funding:
National Institute for Child Health and Development grant no. R01HD050385
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