Here is the latest research on barrel cortex, a region of somatosensory and motor corticies in the brain, which are used by animals that rely on whiskers for world exploration.
Disynaptic IPSPs of lemniscal origin in relay-cells of thalamic ventrobasal nuclear complex of the cat(opens in new tab)
F Baldissera, M Margnelli
Statistical argument for a presynaptic origin of the second positive component of somesthetic primary cortex evoked potential elicited by central afferent stimulation(opens in new tab)
Electroencephalography and Clinical Neurophysiology
G GandolfoC L Gottesmann
Regional variations of somatosensory input convergence in nucleus VPL of cat thalamus(opens in new tab)
F A Harris