Pain

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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.
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  • 5 min.
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Students are introduced to brain structure, neurotransmitters, hormones, and neural networks in this nine part lesson.
  • Baylor College of Medicine
Phantom limbs? These cases help explain the real phenomenon of sensing a missing limb.
  • PBS
Humans have used opiate drugs, such as morphine, for thousands of years, but these are often highly addictive and dangerous to one's health.
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The brain uses some unconventional means to communicate.
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3D Brain

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