I am a
Home I AM A Search Login

Papers of the Week

Papers: 9 Dec 2023 - 15 Dec 2023

2023 Dec 10

J Transl Med




Excitatory neurons in the lateral parabrachial nucleus mediate the interruptive effect of inflammatory pain on a sustained attention task.


Zheng HY, Chen YM, Xu Y, Cen C, Wang Y


Attentional deficits are among the most common pain-induced cognitive disorders. Pain disrupts attention and may excessively occupy attentional resources in pathological states, leading to daily function impairment and increased disability. However, the neural circuit mechanisms by which pain disrupts attention are incompletely understood.