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    Discuss the experience of pain, and describe the impact of culture on the perception of pain.

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    Between the moment you hit your elbow, to the moment you scream "Ouch!" a lot has happened; although what has happened is the same across humanity, the end result, the reaction to that pain, is different. The reason being is that although what happens is biological in nature, it is also psychological. Consequently, the psychological part has a strong influence on the outcome of the biological part through perception. What this basically means is that the depth ...

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    Is pain always pain no matter what part of the globe you are at? Not necessarily. The fact is that the perception of pain varies across cultures.