Study links ACC area in brain to pain perception

04/24/2013 | Medscape (free registration)

The brain's dorsal anterior cingulate cortex plays a specific role in cognitive acute pain and could be a target for future research into modifying pain perception, Stanford University researchers reported during the American Academy of Pain Medicine's annual meeting. Researcher Heather Chapin said the ACC was known to be linked to cognitive modulation of pain, but this study showed the specific area involved in the perception of pain during pain modulation.

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