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How does your brain respond to pain? - Karen D. Davis


19,386 Questions Answered

TEDEd Animation

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Everyone experiences pain -- but why do some people react to the same painful stimulus in different ways? And what exactly is pain, anyway? Karen D. Davis walks you through your brain on pain, illuminating why the “pain experience” differs from person to person.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Karen D. Davis
  • Animator Brett Underhill
  • Narrator Addison Anderson

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