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

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Continuous theta-burst stimulation over primary somatosensory cortex modulates short-latency afferent inhibition.
But it also revealed novel connections in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy, including two-way communications between the premotor and primary somatosensory cortex.
We chose the neurons of the primary somatosensory cortex as the target area to investigate the effects of ketamine on the glutamate receptors-related spontaneous excitatory postsynaptic currents (sEPSCs) and miniature excitatory postsynaptic currents (mEPSCs) in rats.
Flor H, Braun C, Elbert T, Birbaumer N (1997a) Extensive reorganization of primary somatosensory cortex in chronic back pain patients.
Area 2 of the primary somatosensory cortex is responsive to the sizes and shapes of objects (stereognosis).
The primary somatosensory cortex lies in the posterior bank of the rolandic fissure representing Brodmann's area 3b in the parietal lobe.
Digitalized images were taken in all cases in the cortical laminates III to V of the primary somatosensory cortex and in the CA1 area of the ipsilateral hippocampus (10X) and then subjected to study by densitometry with the Fiji-Image J program (v-1.
This book reviews recent neuroimaging research challenging the view that the primary somatosensory cortex topographically codes the surface of the subject's body in a way that reflects the physical location of peripheral stimulation and suggests instead that the somatosensory cortex reflects perceived location of stimulus and not actual physical location.
We know now that by 24-26 weeks' gestation, about midway through the third trimester, nociceptic fibers from the ventroposterior thalamus have fully penetrated the primary somatosensory cortex.
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.
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