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Unformatted text preview: as the vpa Spinotectal : synapse in the tectum Somatosensory cortex Somatotopic (organized according to a map of the bodys surface) *this map is not proportional. Much greater sensitivity in fingers than in back. More nerve endings. More neurons activated. Map=somatosensory homunculus Strips corresponding to each sensation we feel (e.g., touch vs. temperature) Association cortex-in the posterior parietal Lobe(vision in back) Link between vision and associative cortex...
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This note was uploaded on 03/05/2010 for the course PSYCH PSYCH 3 taught by Professor Cohen during the Winter '10 term at California State University , Monterey Bay.
- Winter '10