Pain

Related Topics Injury Touch Therapies
Pain and the Brain
While unpleasant, pain exists for a reason: it directs our attention to an injury so we can take care of it and prevent further damage.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
  • 5 min.
Studies of the body’s own pain-control system demonstrated the existence of naturally occurring opioids — the endorphins.
  • BrainFacts/SfN

3D Brain

An interactive brain map that you can rotate in a three-dimensional space.