Analysis of haptic information in the cerebral cortex.

@article{Sathian2016AnalysisOH,
  title={Analysis of haptic information in the cerebral cortex.},
  author={Krish Sathian},
  journal={Journal of neurophysiology},
  year={2016},
  volume={116 4},
  pages={
          1795-1806
        }
}
  • K. Sathian
  • Published 20 July 2016
  • Biology, Psychology
  • Journal of neurophysiology
Haptic sensing of objects acquires information about a number of properties. This review summarizes current understanding about how these properties are processed in the cerebral cortex of macaques and humans. Nonnoxious somatosensory inputs, after initial processing in primary somatosensory cortex, are partially segregated into different pathways. A ventrally directed pathway carries information about surface texture into parietal opercular cortex and thence to medial occipital cortex. A… 
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