Unformatted text preview: BLOCK the inhibitory interneuron (I). Because activity of the inhibitory interneuron is blocked, it CANNOT block the output of the projection neuron. The "gate is open", therefore, PAIN!!-P is activated and the interneuron here is inhibited. So not only do the small fibers activate the pain neuron but they also inhibit the inhibitory interneuron. So you experience pain. Large fibers faster, stronger influence than small fibers. In order to feel pain you need to be in a situation where you have a lot of activation of small fibers.-Grab or rub the organ that is hurt to activate the large things that will inhibit pain....
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This note was uploaded on 03/05/2010 for the course PSYCH PSYCH 3 taught by Professor Cohen during the Winter '10 term at California State University , Monterey Bay.
- Winter '10