News tagged with somatosensory cortex

Advanced artificial limbs mapped in the brain

EPFL scientists from the Center for Neuroprosthetics have used functional MRI to show how the brain re-maps motor and sensory pathways following targeted motor and sensory reinnervation (TMSR), a neuroprosthetic approach ...

Oct 27, 2017
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Why are we ticklish?

A new study from Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin has found how "ticklishness" is represented in the rat brain. The study has been published on 11th November 2016 in Science

Nov 11, 2016
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Your brain might be hard-wired for altruism

It's an age-old quandary: Are we born "noble savages" whose best intentions are corrupted by civilization, as the 18th century Swiss philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau contended? Or are we fundamentally selfish brutes who ...

Mar 18, 2016
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