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somatosensory cortex

a part of the brain responsible for processing stimulationcoming from the skin, body wall, muscles, bones, tendons andjoints. It plays a part in determining pain intensity.

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June 22nd 2021

cognitive neuroscience

a hybrid discipline aimed at identifying the biologicalbases of cognitive processes by combining techniques forthe study of cognitive processes with measures of physiological processes.