Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Parsing Dopamine’s Different Pain Sensitivity Role in Males and Females

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This shows dopamine neuronsFocusing attention on a neural pathway starting at the periaqueductal grey region of the midbrain, researchers made a novel discovery about how dopamine generates different pain responses in male and female mice. Findings indicate dopamine may reduce pain sensitivity in males, whereas, in females, dopamine helps focus attention elsewhere in the presence of pain.