The Neurobiology of the Pain System: Its Function and Dysfunctions (A,B,C)
The physiological basis of the pain system and its role in everyday life. Pain system disorders and dysfunctions, such as phantom limb pain, chronic pain, and fibromyalgia are discussed in terms of biological mechanisms and the perceptions and experiences of patients. Practice reading and writing scientific papers. Prerequisites: Psychology 106 or 107/Neuroscience 101 or 102 or Psychology 275/Biology 224/Neuroscience 201.