PAIN MECHANISMS By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 neural mechanisms which mediate pain. These continue from peripheral nerve endings onto the cerebral cortex, particularly the cingulate gyrus. PAIN MECHANISMS: "Regardless as to whether the pain is stemming from sensory or cognitive receptors, pain mechanisms elicit the sensations we actually feel, and they're not pleasant." Related Psychology Terms LIMBIC LOBE AXON REFLEX CALLOSAL SULCUS PAPEZ CIRCUIT SUBCALLOSAL GYRUS MESOCORTICAL SYSTEM CALLOSAL SULCUS PONTOCEREBELLAR PATHWAY PAIN SENSE GRANULE CELL Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PAIN MECHANISMS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/pain-mechanisms/ (accessed September 24, 2021).