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[Greek sōma, body; see soma1 + Greek aisthētikos, of sense perception; see aesthetic.]
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They are then channeled into the domain of the somesthetic cortical areas where bodily sensations are experienced in all their nuances.
Somesthetic sensation in the feet is particularly important for balance, because it provides information in regard to changing body position.
Still other locations and activation patterns are found for auditory and somesthetic experiences with objects and their verbal descriptions.
The salience of touch and physical contact during infancy: Unravelling some of the mysteries of the somesthetic sense.
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