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Sex differences in learned conditioned pain sensitivity

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A unique paradigm to investigate the intersection between memory, pain, and stress reveals new details about the processes that underlie pain memory. In both mice and men, males seem more susceptible.

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Fig. 1: Schematic of Martin et al’s mouse-conditioning paradigm.

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Dworsky-Fried, Z., Taylor, A.M.W. Sex differences in learned conditioned pain sensitivity. Lab Anim 48, 119–120 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41684-019-0266-1

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