Sensory maps in the human brain

@article{Yang1994SensoryMI,
  title={Sensory maps in the human brain},
  author={T T Yang and Christopher C. Gallen and B. Schwartz and Floyd E. Bloom and Vilayanur S. Ramachandran and Stanley Cobb},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1994},
  volume={368},
  pages={592-593}
}

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