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The somatosensory system [electronic resource] :deciphering the brain's own body image / edited by Randall J. Nelson.

Contributor(s): Nelson, Randall J.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Methods & new frontiers in neuroscience series: Publisher: Boca Raton, Fla. : CRC Press, c2002Description: 399 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.).ISBN: 9781420038705 (e-book : PDF).Subject(s): Body schema | SomesthesiaGenre/Form: Electronic books.Call number: QP448 .S65 2002 Online resources: Distributed by publisher. Purchase or institutional license may be required for access. Also available in print edition. CRC Press (http://www.crcpress.com)
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: Chapter 1 -- The Organization of the Somatosensory System in Primates1 -- Jon H. Kaas, Neeraj Jain, and Hui-Xin Qi -- Chapter 2 -- Cerebral Cortical Regions Devoted to the Somatosensory System: Results from Brain Imaging Studies in Humans 27 -- Harold Burton -- Chapter 3 -- Neural Mechanisms of Tactile Form and Texture Perception 73 -- Kenneth 0. Johnson and Takashi Yoshioka -- Chapter 4 -- Feeling Surfaces and Objects Remotely 103 -- Susan J. Lederman and Roberta L. Klatzky -- Chapter 5 -- Somatosensory and Proprioceptive Contributions to Body Orientation, Sensory Localization, and Self-Calibration121 -- James R. Lackner and Paul DiZio -- Chapter 6 -- Locomotor Control: From Spring-like Reactions of Muscles to Neural Prediction 141 -- Arthur Prochazka and Sergiy Yakovenko -- Chapter 7 -- Sensory Learning and the Brain's Body Map 183 -- Mathew E. Diamond, Justin A. Harris, -- and Rasmus S. Petersen -- Chapter 8 -- Attention in the Somatosensory System197 -- Steven S. Hsiao and Francisco Vega-Bermudez -- Chapter 9 -- New Applications of Digital Video Technology for Neurophysiological Studies of Hand Function 219 -- Daniel J. Debowy, K Srinivasa Babu, Edward H. Hu Michelle Natiello, Shari Reitzen, Maria Chu, Jill Sakai, and Esther P. Gardner -- Chapter 10 -- Deciphering the Code - Dynamic Modulation of Neural Activity During Tactile Behavior243 -- Randall J. Nelson, Mikhail A. Lebedev, and Yu Liu -- Chapter 11 -- A Computational Perspective on Proprioception and Movement Guidance in Parietal Cortex275 -- Paul E. Cisek -- Chapter 12 -- A Critique of the Pure Feedforward Model of Touch 299 -- Miguel A. L. Nicolelis, Erika Fanselow, and Craig Henriquez -- Chapter 13 -- The Changeful Mind: Plasticity in the Somatosensory System335 -- Sherre L. Florence -- Chapter 14 -- Functional Implications of Plasticity and Reorganizations in the Somatosensory and Motor Systems of Developing and Adult Primates367 -- Jon H. Kaas.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Machine generated contents note: Chapter 1 -- The Organization of the Somatosensory System in Primates1 -- Jon H. Kaas, Neeraj Jain, and Hui-Xin Qi -- Chapter 2 -- Cerebral Cortical Regions Devoted to the Somatosensory System: Results from Brain Imaging Studies in Humans 27 -- Harold Burton -- Chapter 3 -- Neural Mechanisms of Tactile Form and Texture Perception 73 -- Kenneth 0. Johnson and Takashi Yoshioka -- Chapter 4 -- Feeling Surfaces and Objects Remotely 103 -- Susan J. Lederman and Roberta L. Klatzky -- Chapter 5 -- Somatosensory and Proprioceptive Contributions to Body Orientation, Sensory Localization, and Self-Calibration121 -- James R. Lackner and Paul DiZio -- Chapter 6 -- Locomotor Control: From Spring-like Reactions of Muscles to Neural Prediction 141 -- Arthur Prochazka and Sergiy Yakovenko -- Chapter 7 -- Sensory Learning and the Brain's Body Map 183 -- Mathew E. Diamond, Justin A. Harris, -- and Rasmus S. Petersen -- Chapter 8 -- Attention in the Somatosensory System197 -- Steven S. Hsiao and Francisco Vega-Bermudez -- Chapter 9 -- New Applications of Digital Video Technology for Neurophysiological Studies of Hand Function 219 -- Daniel J. Debowy, K Srinivasa Babu, Edward H. Hu Michelle Natiello, Shari Reitzen, Maria Chu, Jill Sakai, and Esther P. Gardner -- Chapter 10 -- Deciphering the Code - Dynamic Modulation of Neural Activity During Tactile Behavior243 -- Randall J. Nelson, Mikhail A. Lebedev, and Yu Liu -- Chapter 11 -- A Computational Perspective on Proprioception and Movement Guidance in Parietal Cortex275 -- Paul E. Cisek -- Chapter 12 -- A Critique of the Pure Feedforward Model of Touch 299 -- Miguel A. L. Nicolelis, Erika Fanselow, and Craig Henriquez -- Chapter 13 -- The Changeful Mind: Plasticity in the Somatosensory System335 -- Sherre L. Florence -- Chapter 14 -- Functional Implications of Plasticity and Reorganizations in the Somatosensory and Motor Systems of Developing and Adult Primates367 -- Jon H. Kaas.

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