Individual Differences and Similarities in How Pain is Represented in the Brain

BrainPost, 7 June 2022

Pain is a complex and multidimensional experience. Certain brain regions have consistently been reported to play a role in pain processing, while other regions have been less consistently linked. Researchers suspect pain arises from activity in a variety of brain pathways, which may differ from person to person. However, it is currently unclear as to which brain regions have more consistent versus variable representations of pain across individuals. Read more.