Neurophysiology: electrically evoking sensory experience.


Journal Article (Review)

Monkeys trained to distinguish touch stimuli that 'flutter' with different frequencies can similarly distinguish electrical stimulation of the somatosensory cortex according to its frequency; the implication is that the electrically-evoked patterns of cortical activity cause flutter sensations similar to those induced by touch.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Wickersham, I; Groh, JM

Published Date

  • June 1998

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 8 / 12

Start / End Page

  • R412 - R414

PubMed ID

  • 9637911

Pubmed Central ID

  • 9637911

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1879-0445

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0960-9822

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0960-9822(98)70265-9


  • eng