The Psychophysics of Pain and Analgesia in Animals

  • Bernard Weiss
  • Victor G. Laties


The technique that we called the “titration schedule” (Weiss and Laties, 1958) grew out of a problem in pharmacology. At the time, we were located in a laboratory (the Division of Clinical Pharmacology at Johns Hopkins) devoted to studies of the effects of drugs in humans. One focus of this laboratory was the study of analgesia.


Aversive Stimulus Shock Intensity Sodium Salicylate Morphine Sulfate Small Step Size 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bernard Weiss
    • 1
  • Victor G. Laties
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Radiation Biology and BiophysicsThe University of Rochester School of Medicine and DentistryRochesterUSA

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