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Current Event March 3, 2015

The Brain and Pain


We have all experienced pain. Whether it is pain in your hand, leg, arm or chest - your perception of pain is controlled by the brain. New scientific studies have increased our understanding of how the brain can increase and decrease our perception of pain. Listen to learn more about the connections between the brain and pain.

Life Science Health Psychology

Story Length: 4:14

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AIR DATE: 02/18/2015


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