A subject participates in an experiment devised by Weizmann Institute of Science researcher Ehud Ahissar to probe the neurological mechanics of tactile sensations.
By Kerry Grens | February 1, 2013
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By Kerry Grens
Vernon Mountcastle, who mapped the functional landscape of the neocortex, passed away at age 96.
By Jef Akst
Researchers studying neurons that respond to gentle touch reveal that people find strokes on another person's back and shoulder more pleasurable than strokes to the forearm and hand.
Trained musicians appear to have superior multisensory processing skills, according to research presented at the Society for Neuroscience conference.
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