interoception


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interoception

(ˌɪntərəʊˈsɛpʃən)
n
(Physiology) physiol sensitivity to stimuli originating inside of the body
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Noun1.interoception - sensitivity to stimuli originating inside of the body
sensitivity, sensitiveness, sensibility - (physiology) responsiveness to external stimuli; the faculty of sensation; "sensitivity to pain"
proprioception - the ability to sense the position and location and orientation and movement of the body and its parts
somatic sense, somatic sensory system, somatosensory system, somaesthesis, somataesthesis, somesthesis, somaesthesia, somatesthesia, somesthesia - the faculty of bodily perception; sensory systems associated with the body; includes skin senses and proprioception and the internal organs
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Among his topics are being and knowing: the interoception of gender, mirroring recognition, and accommodating for bodies.
Further adding to the theme of mind-body medicine was the symposium on "Interoception, Meditation, and Pain", which explored the ability of the brain to consciously sense the physiological state of the body.
A close relative of this are the theories and concepts of "interoception." Much of the CNS neuro-input from these free nerve endings in fascia terminates in the posterior insula of the brain before reaching the cortex.
Patients with JHS/hEDS have higher interoception, (20) meaning greater signaling and perception of internal bodily sensations.
In bvFTD patients, impairments have been described in different social cognitive processes associated with previous behaviors ranging from basic affective to more high-order and reflexive processes [65, 68-71] and, interestingly, bvFTD has been proposed as a disease model for studying interactions between emotion processing, social cognition, and interoception [72].
Sarna, "Impaired Interoception in a Preclinical Model of Functional Dyspepsia," Digestive Diseases and Sciences, pp.
Interoception: the sense of the physiological condition of the body," Nature Reviews Neuroscience, vol.