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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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2004
Review
2004
Empathy accounts for the naturally occurring subjective experience of similarity between the feelings expressed by self and… Expand
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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… Expand
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1999
Review
1999
Anatomical, physiological, and lesion data implicate multiple cortical regions in the complex experience of pain. These regions… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
The hypothesis of reorganization of the primary somatosensory cortex in states of chronic pain was assessed in 10 low back pain… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
A potent, synthetic cannabinoid was radiolabeled and used to characterize and precisely localize cannabinoid receptors in slide… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
1. Multiple microelectrode maps of the hand representation within and across the borders of cortical area 3b were obtained before… Expand
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
The development of stimulus selectivity in the primary sensory cortex of higher vertebrates is considered in a general… Expand
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