Unformatted text preview: other side of body Most fibers synapse in the VENTRAL POSTERIOR NUCLEUS in the THALAMUS The rest synapse in other thalamic nuclei SOMATOSENSORY RECEIVING AREA S1 PARIETAL LOBE SECONDARY SOMATOSENSORY AREA S2 ** SKIN 2 pathways up SPINAL CORD & cross over THALAMUS There is some controversy re: whether Thalamus sends signals directly to S2 ie. not via the S1 Communication between oth...
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This note was uploaded on 05/04/2008 for the course PSYCH 2006 taught by Professor Newellf during the Winter '06 term at Trinity College Dublin.
- Winter '06