Somatosensory Cortex

Known as: Cortex, Somatosensory, primary sensory cortex, somesthetic sensory cortex 
Area of the parietal lobe concerned with receiving sensations such as movement, pain, pressure, position, temperature, touch, and vibration. It lies… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Local microcircuits within neocortical columns form key determinants of sensory processing. Here, we investigate the excitatory… (More)
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2005
Review
2005
Sensory maps in neocortex are adaptively altered to reflect recent experience and learning. In somatosensory cortex, distinct… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
The rodent primary somatosensory cortex is spontaneously active in the form of locally synchronous membrane depolarizations (UP… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
A potentially powerful information processing strategy in the brain is to take advantage of the temporal structure of neuronal… (More)
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Review
1999
Review
1999
Anatomical, physiological, and lesion data implicate multiple cortical regions in the complex experience of pain. These regions… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Mood disorders are among the most common neuropsychiatric illnesses, yet little is known about their neurobiology. Recent… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Recent evidence demonstrating multiple regions of human cerebral cortex activated by pain has prompted speculation about their… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Previous studies have shown that the tonotopic organization of primary auditory cortex is altered subsequent to restricted… (More)
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Review
1991
Review
1991
In recent years, many new cortical areas have been identified in the macaque monkey. The number of identified connections between… (More)
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Highly Cited
1973
Highly Cited
1973
In mouse somatosensory cortex there are discrete cytoarchitectonic units, called "barrels." Each barrel is related to one sensory… (More)
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