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Zeveke A. V., Polevaja S. A. Skin sensitivity: specificity of the dynamics of spatial­temporal patterns of activity of mechanoreceptors versus «labeled lines». Izvestiya VUZ. Applied Nonlinear Dynamics, 2011, vol. 19, iss. 6, pp. 51-64. DOI: 10.18500/0869-6632-2011-19-6-51-64

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Skin sensitivity: specificity of the dynamics of spatial­temporal patterns of activity of mechanoreceptors versus «labeled lines»

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Zeveke Aleksandr Vasilevich, Nizhny Novgorod State Medical Academy
Polevaja Sofja Aleksandrovna, Nizhny Novgorod State Medical Academy
Abstract: 

Through the development of methods for detecting the dynamics of spatial-temporal patterns of activity in the nervous system fundamental evidences obtained, that the sensory code have integrative nature and theories of localisation of function are inconsistent. The paper presents a review of electrophysiological data and models, indicating the integrative mechanisms of information coding in the peripheral skin analyzer of humans and animals. We give the description of specific structures of a pulsed flow in cutaneous nerve fibers to the five major modalities: «touch», «vibration», «breath», «cold», «pain», «warm». Based on neurobiological research and mathematical modeling we propose a new framework for organizing sensory channel associated with the skin.

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12.07.2011
Accepted: 
12.07.2011
Published: 
29.02.2012
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