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.
Cortical excitability patterns in the cat: effects of cortical and subcortical lesions(opens in new tab)
Electroencephalography and Clinical Neurophysiology
S L Dilts, C A Berry
An ipsilateral input to the primary somastosensory (SI) area of raccoon cerebral cortex(opens in new tab)
C L Vera, S Goldring
Location of brain stem structures controlling spontaneous unit activity in the cat suprasylvian cortex(opens in new tab)
T Babb, G K Smith