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Reorganization of somatosensory and motor cortex following peripheral nerve or spinal cord injury in primates

Jon H. Kaas and Yvonne Rothemund

in Reprogramming the Cerebral Cortex: Plasticity following central and peripheral lesions

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198528999
eISBN:
9780191723926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528999.003.0015
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

Damage to peripheral nerves or the central axons of those nerves in the spinal cord disrupts the normal flow of information to the brain, and the output of the brain via motor neuron projections to ... More


Filling-In: From Perceptual Completion to Cortical Reorganization

Luiz Pessoa and Peter De Weerd (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195140132
eISBN:
9780199865307
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140132.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

A well-known example of filling-in involves the blind spot, a region in the back of the eye that is devoid of photoreceptors. The term blind spot is somewhat of a misnomer, because the corresponding ... More


Michael M. Merzenich

Larry R. Squire

in The History of Neuroscience in Autobiography: Volume 7

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195396133
eISBN:
9780199918409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396133.003.0010
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

Michael Merzenich has conducted studies defining the functional organization of the auditory and somatosensory nervous systems. Initial models of a commercially successful cochlear implant (now ... More


Somatosensory and Motor Processes

Joan Stiles, Judy S. Reilly, Susan C. Levine, Doris A. Trauner, and Ruth Nass

in Neural Plasticity and Cognitive Development: Insights from Children with Perinatal Brain Injury

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195389944
eISBN:
9780190255718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195389944.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter discusses studies focusing on children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy (CP) of any etiology. Topics covered include motor development after early focal lesions and the emergence of ... More


Types of flavour interaction

Richard J. Stevenson

in The Psychology of Flavour

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199539352
eISBN:
9780191724008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539352.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter identifies the psychological (or centrally based) interactions between the various modalities and sub-modalities that comprise the flavour system such as taste and smell. The ... More


Neuropathic pain

Blair H. Smith and Nicola Torrance

in Chronic Pain Epidemiology: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199235766
eISBN:
9780191594816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235766.003.0018
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Neuropathic pain (NeuP) is defined by the International Study for the Association of Pain (IASP) as ‘pain arising as a direct consequence of a lesion or disease affecting the somatosensory system’. ... More


Mouth-Sense and Flavor

Gordon M. Shepherd

in Neurogastronomy: How the Brain Creates Flavor and Why It Matters

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159111
eISBN:
9780231530316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159111.003.0015
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

In addition to having a smell and a taste, every kind of food and drink has physical properties that give it a feel in the mouth. This feel has been variously referred to as mouth-sense, mouth-feel, ... More


Face and Hands

Vittorio Gallese and Michele Guerra

in The Empathic Screen: Cinema and Neuroscience

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198793533
eISBN:
9780191835308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793533.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Vision, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter discusses close-ups of the face and body in relation to film and neuroscience. The subheadings are “Touching in the mirror,” which introduces and discusses the opening scenes of Ingmar ... More


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