Broadcast - Mini Science: The pain-reward connection


Leading McGill scientists cover many major aspects of pain science, from molecular and neural pathways to the psychological modulation of pain. The series bridges our understanding of how factors such as environment, genetics, gender, age and lifestyle are related to pain.

Presented by Petra Schweinhardt, Ph.D., Alan Edwards Centre for Research on Pain, and Faculty of Dentistry, McGill University

Pain and reward are two motivational processes that oppose each other. This talk will explore how pain and reward processing interact.