[Recent progress in studies of the somatosensory cortex].

  title={[Recent progress in studies of the somatosensory cortex].},
  author={Yoshiaki Iwamura},
  journal={Brain and nerve = Shinkei kenkyu no shinpo},
  volume={66 4},
I reviewed recent studies on the somatosensory cortices, both neurophysiological studies in animals and studies on humans using neuroimaging techniques. The topics reviewed include 1) hierarchical information processing in the digit region of the somatosensory cortex, 2) integration of information from both sides of the body, 3) influence of vision on… CONTINUE READING