sensational and perception discussion 5

  • Explain the adaptive role of pain. Describe the role pain plays in our daily lives. What do you think would happen if you could not sense pain?
  • Is there a difference between the immediate pain signal and the signal that occurs after some injury? Explain. What causes each type of pain?
  • Do you think that we seek to eliminate pain too often? Are there cases where experiencing prolonged pain can lead to an increase in pain sensitivity? Explain.