postcentral gyrus

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the convolution of parietal lobe that is bounded in front by the central sulcus

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Flor H, Braun C, Elbert T, Birbaumer N (1997a) Extensive reorganization of primary somatosensory cortex in chronic back pain patients.
Stavrinou ML, Della Penna S, Pizzella V, Torquati K, Cianflone F, Franciotti R, Bezerianos A, Romani GL, Rossini PM (2007) Temporal dynamics of plastic changes in human primary somatosensory cortex after finger webbing.
1-3,12-15] As is evident from our data, the vestibular induced afferents did essentially modify the electrical activity of the primary somatosensory cortex, which would indicate that in some aspects the vestibular source is a type of somatosensory sensation.
Wuhle A, Fahlbusch J and Braun C (2006): Effects of motor activity on the organisation of primary somatosensory cortex.
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