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Title Somatosensory processing : from single neuron to brain imaging / edited by Mark J. Rowe and Yoshiaki Iwamura
Published Amsterdam : Harwood Academic Publishers, ©2001


Description 1 online resource (x, 266 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Book Cover; Title; Contents; Preface; Contributors; Responses of Slowly Adapting Cutaneous Mechanoreceptive Afferent Fibres to Three-dimensional Tactile Stimuli; Pain Due to Nerve Injury: The Role of Nerve Growth Factor; The Primary Nociceptive Neuron: A Nerve Cell with Many Functions; Evidence for the Presence of a Visceral Pain Pathway in the Dorsal Column of the Spinal Cord; Transmission Security across Central Synapses for Tactile and Kinaesthetic Signals; Processing of Higher Order Somatosensory and Visual Information in the Intraparietal Region of the Postcentral Gyrus
Summary Provides an exciting account of our current understanding of brain mechanisms responsible for sensory and perceptual experience in the areas of touch, kinesthesia, and pain
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Sensory neurons.
Sensory receptors.
Neural transmission.
Senses and sensation.
Somatosensory Cortex -- physiology
Neuralgia -- physiopathology
Neuronal Plasticity -- physiology
Neurons, Afferent -- physiology
Synaptic Transmission
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Physical.
Neural transmission.
Senses and sensation.
Sensory neurons.
Sensory receptors.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author Rowe, Mark
Iwamura, Yoshiaki
ISBN 0203303636