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Noun1.postcentral gyrus - the convolution of parietal lobe that is bounded in front by the central sulcus
central gyrus - either of two gyri on either side of the central sulcus
parietal cortex, parietal lobe - that part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying below the crown of the head
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For instance, The amplitude of an eeg response to a fixed external stimulus on the wrist could act as a biomarker quantifying the number of active cells in the primary somatosensory cortex.
30 Hz theta-burst stimulation over primary somatosensory cortex modulates corticospinal output to the hand.
One, for example, was the sequential activation during motor tasks of the premotor cortex, then the primary somatosensory cortex, then the primary motor cortex in healthy brains.
The primary somatosensory cortex modulates somatosensory information and receives projections from the thalamus ventral posteromedial nucleus and facial sensory information integration itself.
The most famous area of the brain associated with representation is the primary somatosensory cortex (S1) (Flor 2000, Penfield and Boldrey 1937, Stavrinou et al 2007, Wand et al 2011).
The afferent impulse travels through the dorsal nerve root, dorsal column of the spinal cord, and thalamus to reach the primary somatosensory cortex.
The primary somatosensory cortex (S1) is subdivided into smaller regions and today neuroscientists know that area S1 is most responsive to somatosensory sensation that is discrete and segregated (Hoffken et al.
Once in the medulla they cross to the contralateral side of the brain (decussate) and the pathway continues to the contralateral ventral posterior lateral nucleus of the thalamus prior arrival at the primary somatosensory cortex for processing.

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