New research shows that octopuses can have the negative emotional experience of pain
How does your body use its natural systems to relieve pain? Might we be able to use what we know about natural pain relieving processes in order to treat chronic pain and battle the opioid epidemic?
For years, scientists had predicted the existence of neurons in the brain that respond to both the experience and the observation of an emotion. It now seems that they have found them in rats!
Migraines are much more than just headaches, so what exactly is going on in the brain to cause them?