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2022 Oct 31

Trends Cogn Sci

Why pain hurts.


Tracey I
Trends Cogn Sci. 2022 Oct 31.
PMID: 36335014.


We have made great strides in understanding how the human brain constructs the multidimensional experience of pain – both acute and chronic – over the past few decades. Pain wears many guises, but at its core, it hurts. How is this core component of pain represented in the brain, and how can we target it for relief?