Representations of the body surface in postcentral parietal cortex of Macaca fascicularis

@article{Nelson1980RepresentationsOT,
  title={Representations of the body surface in postcentral parietal cortex of Macaca fascicularis},
  author={Randall Nelson and Mriganka Sur and D. J. Felleman and Jon H. Kaas},
  journal={Journal of Comparative Neurology},
  year={1980},
  volume={192}
}
The somatotopic organization of the postcentral parietal cortex of the Old World monkey, Macaca fascicularis, was determined with multi‐unit microelectrode recordings. The results lead to the following conclusions: (1) There are at least two complete and systematic representations of the contralateral body surface in the cortex of the postcentral gyrus. One representation is contained within Area 3b, the other within Area 1. (2) While there are important differences in the organization of the… 

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