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Mitra Hartmann (2015), Scholarpedia, 10(5):6636.
The vibrissal (whisker) array of the rodent has been an important model for the study of active touch and tactile perception for... more
Dirk Feldmeyer (2015), Scholarpedia, 10(5):7458.
The whisker-related portion of the primary somatosensory (S1) area (the ‘barrel cortex’) in rodents exhibits a topological... more
Jan Degenaar and J. Kevin O'Regan (2015), Scholarpedia, 10(5):4952.
The sensorimotor theory of perceptual consciousness (e.g. O’Regan & Noë 2001; O’Regan 2011) aims to account for... more
Gerald E. Loeb and Milana Mileusnic (2015), Scholarpedia, 10(5):12390.
Even when deprived of exteroceptive sensory information such as vision and touch, we are aware of the posture and... more
Fred Glover and Kenneth Sörensen (2015), Scholarpedia, 10(4):6532.
A metaheuristic is a high-level problem-independent algorithmic framework that provides a set of guidelines or strategies... more
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