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Somesthesis and the Neurobiology of the Somatosensory Cortex

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    Chapter 1 Divergence of thalamocortical projections and limits on somatosensory cortical plasticity
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    Chapter 2 Inhibitory circuitry in relation to the functional organization of somatosensory cortex
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    Chapter 3 Pain, temperature, and the sense of the body
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    Chapter 4 The functional role of a noninactivating sodium current in neocortical neurons
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    Chapter 5 Information processing channels in the sense of touch
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    Chapter 6 A novel approach for studying direction discrimination
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    Chapter 7 Tactile directional sensibility; theoretical and functional aspects
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    Chapter 8 Experimental assessment of the temporal hypothesis of velocity scaling
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    Chapter 9 Vebrotactile adaptation of a RA system: A psychophysical analysis
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    Chapter 10 Tactile neutral codes for the shapes and orientation of objects
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    Chapter 11 Tactual discrimination of softness: abilities and mechanisms
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    Chapter 12 Representation of the shape and contact force of handled objects in populations of cutaneous afferents
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    Chapter 13 Haptic object processing I: Early perceptual features
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    Chapter 14 Haptic object identification II: Purposive exploration
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    Chapter 15 The somatosensory cortex
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    Chapter 16 The organization of lateral somatosensory cortex in primates and other mammals
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    Chapter 17 Serial processing in the somatosensory system of macaques
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    Chapter 18 Parallel processing in somatosensory areas I and II of the cerebral cortex
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    Chapter 19 Linearity as the basic law of psychophysics: Evidence from studies of the neural mechanisms of roughness magnitude estimation
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    Chapter 20 Form processing and attention effects in the somatosensory system
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    Chapter 21 Functional plasticity of cortical representations of the hand
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    Chapter 22 Somatosensory signals and sensorimotor transformations in reactive control of grasp
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    Chapter 23 Strain-sensitive mechanoreceptors in the human skin provide kinaesthetic information
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    Chapter 24 A second tactile system in the human skin with unmyelinated primary afferents
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    Chapter 25 Factors influencing the perception of tactile stimuli during movement
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    Chapter 26 Changing the intended direction of movement
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    Chapter 27 Disturbances of motor behaviour after parietal lobe lesions in the human
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    Chapter 28 PET and fMRI scans of the cerebral cortex in humans and single neuron responses from SI in monkeys to rubbing embossed dot and grating patterns across a fingerpad
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    Chapter 29 Magnetic resonance functional mapping of cortical activation associated with differing sensorimotor hand paradigms
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    Chapter 30 Whole-head neuromagnetic recordings of human somatosensory cortical functions
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    Chapter 31 Optical imaging of intrinsic signals in somatosensory cortex
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    Chapter 32 Somatosensory and frontal cortical processing during pain experience
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    Chapter 33 Local receptive field diversity within cortical neuronal populations
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    Chapter 34 Functional segregation and integration in the nervous system: Theory and models
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Chapter title
Tactual discrimination of softness: abilities and mechanisms
Chapter number 11
Book title
Somesthesis and the Neurobiology of the Somatosensory Cortex
Published by
Birkhäuser Basel, January 1996
DOI 10.1007/978-3-0348-9016-8_11
Book ISBNs
978-3-03-489868-3, 978-3-03-489016-8
Authors

Mandayam A. Srinivasan, Robert H. LaMotte

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 1 4%
United States 1 4%
Sweden 1 4%
Unknown 21 88%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 6 25%
Student > Ph. D. Student 4 17%
Student > Master 4 17%
Professor > Associate Professor 2 8%
Professor 1 4%
Other 2 8%
Unknown 5 21%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Engineering 8 33%
Neuroscience 3 13%
Medicine and Dentistry 2 8%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 2 8%
Nursing and Health Professions 1 4%
Other 0 0%
Unknown 8 33%