Jeffrey Mogil is a psychologist, neuro-scientist, and pain researcher. He has made seminal contributions to the field of pain genetics and is the author of all major reviews of the subject. He also edited the only textbook on this subject, "The Genetics of Pain." He is also a recognized authority in the fields of sex differences in pain and analgesia and algesiometric testing in the laboratory mouse.
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Episode 80 | Dr. Jeffrey Mogil: Sex Differences In Pain And Pain Inhibition
Dr. Joe Tatta | The Healing Pain Podcast
When women get pregnant, they carry the child for nine months then go through hours of labor. The notion that women are more tolerant to pain stems from this. However, studies show that women are greatly over-represented as pain patients. Dr. Jeffrey Mogil explains that women say that they are in pain more often than men do, but that can also mean that women are more prone to diseases that happen to be painful. The only way to know the sex differences in pain between a man and a woman is when they are taken to the lab for tests, which is being done now. However, the questions remains, who really feels more pain, men or women? Sign up for the latest episode at   Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share! Here’s How » Join the Healing Pain Podcast Community today: Healing Pain Podcast Facebook Healing Pain Podcast Twitter Healing Pain Podcast YouTube Healing Pain Podcast LinkedIn
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TED Radio Hour
Does something serious happen when we play? In this episode, TED speakers describe how all forms of amusement — tossing a ball to video games — can make us smarter, saner and more collaborative. Guests include psychologist Jeffrey Mogil, comedian Charlie Todd, psychiatrist Stuart Brown, primatologist Isabel Behncke Izquierdo and game designer Jane McGonigal. (Original broadcast date: March 27, 2015)
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Montreal, QC, Canada
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