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Postcentral gyrus - the primary somatosensory cortex

Illustration of the lateral view of the brain, showing which areas are responsible for different functions

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Neural correlates of ticklishness in the rat somatosensory cortex | Science

Somatosensory Cortex Linked to Increased Sensitivity to Touch in Fibromyalgia

The somatosensory cortex of people with fibromyalgia is more excitable and thus more likely to interpret touch as painful.

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Pain and Plasticity: Is Chronic Pain Always Associated with Somatosensory Cortex Activity and Reorganization?

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Fascinating facts about your 5 senses (17 Photos)

The least sensitive part of your body? The back. It contains only a very small part of the somatosensory cortex.

POSTCENTRAL GYRUS is part of parietal lobe. Primary somatosensorty cortex is located here; responsible for the SENSE OF TOUCH.

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Pain in phantom limb : an illusion connected to somatosensory memories. A somatosensory pain memory and altered homuncular structure in the somatosensory cortex may underlie phantom pain./Il dolore percepito negli arti fantasma sembra essere dovuto ai ricordi somatoestesici (inconsci) di dolorose esperienze del passato e a stimoli provenienti da aree vicine nella corteccia somatoestesica.

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