PAIN PERCEPTION

the understanding of physiological pain, generally invoked by stimulants which elicit or threaten to elicit tissue injury. Commonly referred to as nociception,

PAIN PERCEPTION: "It is difficult to ascertain the threshold of one's pain in comparison with another person's because pain perception varies greatly one from person to the next."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "PAIN PERCEPTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/pain-perception/ (accessed June 25, 2017).
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