Welcome to Pain

A World Not Everyone Experiences





This website explores the neurological pathways of pain as well as the role of emotion, culture and learned behavior associated in pain sensation.

The second part of this site explores the world of those who are unable to experience pain, a diagnosis of Congenital Insensitivity to Pain (CIP) or Familial Dysautonomia.  A description of these disorders will be included with general information concerning inability to feel pain, the biology behind the disorders, case studies, and other websites will be included for further investigation of those personally diagnosed or has family members with the disorder.



This website was created by Rebecca Nieber, Sonia Burns, Adina Sullivan, and Anne Kintop.



For contacting purposes, please e-mail Professor Eric Wiertelak at wiertelak@macalester.edu