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    Tactile perception: beyond the somatotopy of the somatosensory cortex

    Azanon Gracia, Elena and Longo, Matthew R. (2019) Tactile perception: beyond the somatotopy of the somatosensory cortex. Current Biology 29 (9), R322-R324. ISSN 0960-9822.

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    Abstract

    New research demonstrates systematic errors of tactile localisation, involving confusions of body parts and body sides. Such errors do not follow the organisation of topographic maps in somatosensory cortex, suggesting that tactile localisation involves coding of abstract features of limbs.

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    Item Type: Article
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Science > Psychological Sciences
    Depositing User: Matthew Longo
    Date Deposited: 13 May 2019 13:34
    Last Modified: 28 Jun 2020 00:57
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/27417

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