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Elife. 2015 Apr 27;4:e07552. doi: 10.7554/eLife.07552.

How do babies feel pain?

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1
Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada and Developmental Neurosciences and Child Health, Child and Family Research Institute, Vancouver, Canada.
2
Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada and Developmental Neurosciences and Child Health, Child and Family Research Institute, Vancouver, Canada rgrunau@cw.bc.ca.

Abstract

Functional MRI studies suggest that healthy full-term newborn babies experience some aspects of pain in a similar way to adults.

KEYWORDS:

development; fMRI; human; infant; neuroscience; pain

PMID:
25915737
PMCID:
PMC4410745
DOI:
10.7554/eLife.07552
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
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