Part of Re-Envisioning Pain: How Breakthroughs on the Science of Suffering Could Revolutionize Legal Understanding and Outcomes”
An event sponsored by the MGH Center for Law, Brain & Behavior
February 5, 2015 | The Joseph B. Martin Conference Center of Harvard Medical School
Lisa Feldman Barrett, PhD is Director of the Interdisciplinary Affective Science Laboratory and a University Distinguished Professor of Psychology at Northeastern University. Dr. Barrett will discuss the complicated relationship between pain and emotion. She will describe how physical and emotional pain are represented in the brain, and how understanding these neural representations can help us understand their similarities and differences.