Functional reorganization of primary somatosensory cortex in adult owl monkeys after behaviorally controlled tactile stimulation.

@article{Jenkins1990FunctionalRO,
  title={Functional reorganization of primary somatosensory cortex in adult owl monkeys after behaviorally controlled tactile stimulation.},
  author={William M. Jenkins and M. M. Merzenich and Marleen T. Ochs and Terry Allard and Eliana Guic-Robles},
  journal={Journal of neurophysiology},
  year={1990},
  volume={63 1},
  pages={
          82-104
        }
}
1. Multiple microelectrode maps of the hand representation within and across the borders of cortical area 3b were obtained before, immediately after, or several weeks after a period of behaviorally controlled hand use. Owl monkeys were conditioned in a task that produced cutaneous stimulation of a limited sector of skin on the distal phalanges of one or more fingers. 2. Analysis of microelectrode mapping experiment data revealed that 1) stimulated skin surfaces were represented over expanded… 

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