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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


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.


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


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.


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.