‘How Does Your Brain Respond to Pain’, A TED-Ed Animation About The Ways Our Bodies Process Pain by Brian Heater at 1:01 pm on June 2, 2014 “How Does Your Brain Respond to Pain,” is a new animated TED-Ed video written by educator Karen D. Davis and animated by Brett Underhill that explores how our bodies and brains respond to pain. Let’s say that it would take you ten minutes to solve this puzzle. How long would it take if you received constant electric shocks to your hands? Longer, right? Well, maybe not. It depends on how you handle pain.