SOMATOSENSORY AREA

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It is an area of the cerebral cortex that can be mapped by evoked potentials to reveal corresponding points to the touch. also known as somatic sensory system.

SOMATOSENSORY AREA: "The somatosensory area is in the post central gyrus of the anterior parietal lobe."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SOMATOSENSORY AREA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/somatosensory-area/ (accessed June 30, 2022).

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