How do babies feel pain?

Elife. 2015 Apr 27;4:e07552. doi: 10.7554/eLife.07552.


Functional MRI studies suggest that healthy full-term newborn babies experience some aspects of pain in a similar way to adults.

Keywords: development; fMRI; human; infant; neuroscience; pain.

Publication types

  • Comment

MeSH terms

  • Brain / physiopathology*
  • Humans
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging*
  • Pain / physiopathology*