Neural substrates of tactile imagery: a functional MRI study

@article{Yoo2003NeuralSO,
  title={Neural substrates of tactile imagery: a functional MRI study},
  author={Seung-Schik Yoo and Daniel K. Freeman and James J. McCarthy and Ferenc A. Jolesz},
  journal={NeuroReport},
  year={2003},
  volume={14},
  pages={581-585}
}
fMRI investigation on the neural substrates involved in tactile imagery is reported. Healthy subjects performed mental imagery of tactile stimulation on the dorsal aspect of the right hand. The results were compared with the regions of activation during the actual tactile stimulation. During imagery, contralateral primary and secondary somatosensory areas were activated along with activation in the left parietal lobe. Activations in left inferior frontal gyri (Brodmann's area 44), left… 
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