Researchers examine how meandering thoughts help some people deal with pain

10/30/2013 | National Public Radio

Researchers at a University of Toronto pain research center say several experiments suggest people who are able to let their minds wander may be better able to manage pain. One test that used MRI scans found those whose minds can wander easily had more nerve connections to a part of the brain that produces painkilling substances.

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