Cortical Sensory Organization

Volume 1: Multiple Somatic Areas

  • Clinton N. Woolsey

Part of the Cortical Sensory Organization book series (CSO, volume 1)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Mary Carlson, Carol Welt
    Pages 1-27
  3. Jon H. Kaas, Mriganka Sur, Randall J. Nelson, Michael M. Merzenich
    Pages 29-45
  4. Michael M. Merzenich, Mriganka Sur, Randall J. Nelson, Jon H. Kaas
    Pages 47-66
  5. H. Burton, C. J. Robinson
    Pages 67-119
  6. David P. Friedman
    Pages 121-165
  7. Elisabeth A. Murray, Joe D. Coulter
    Pages 167-195
  8. H. C. Kwan, J. T. Murphy, Y. C. Wong
    Pages 197-204
  9. R. M. Bowker, J. D. Coulter
    Pages 205-242
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 243-245

About this book


In April 1979 a symposium on "Multiple Somatic Sensory Motor, Visual and Auditory Areas and Their Connectivities" was held at the FASEB meeting in Dallas, Texas. The papers presented at that symposium are the basis of most of the substantially augmented, updated chapters in the three volumes of Cortical Sensory Organi­ zation. Only the material in chapter 8 of volume 3 was not pre­ sented in one form or another at that meeting. The aim of the symposium was to review the present status of the field of cortical representation in the somatosensory, visual and auditory systems. Since the early 1940s, the number of recognized cortical areas related to each of these systems has been increasing until at present the number of visually related areas exceeds a dozen. Although the number is less for the somatic and auditory systems, these also are more numerous than they were earlier and are likely to increase still further since we may expect each system to have essentially the same number of areas related to it.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Clinton N. Woolsey
    • 1
  1. 1.University of WisconsinMadisonUSA

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