Pain goes beyond what we physically feel in our bodies. It reaches back into other aspects—from the mental to emotional. Take a deeper dive and explore the neuroscience of nociception and the perception of a painful stimulus with Dr. Tor Wager, director of the Cognitive and Affective Control Laboratory and Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of Colorado, Boulder. He talks about the factors that influence pain as well as the facts or myths about pain as a learned experience. Also learn where the experience of pain comes from and the functions it serves while tracing the relationship between emotion and pain. Find out why exposure to pain may be the fastest way to overcome and alleviate it.
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