Takahiro Terui

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OBJECTIVE To test the hypothesis that gut stimulation provokes autonomic arousal via activation of regional cerebral cortices. How the human brain processes interoceptive signals and forms initial autonomic arousal is one of the key questions to be answered in research on emotion. METHODS Twelve healthy males participated in this study. A barostat bag was(More)
BACKGROUND It has been reported that different brain activation areas are demonstrated during somatosensory and visceral stimulation. However, no study thus far has investigated how activated patterns in the human brain differ during visceral stimulation of different sites of the digestive tracts. The aim of this study was to determine possible(More)
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