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Research Article

Gamma Oscillations in Human Primary Somatosensory Cortex Reflect Pain Perception

  • Joachim Gross equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Joachim Gross, Alfons Schnitzler

    Affiliations: Department of Neurology, Heinrich-Heine-University, Düsseldorf, Germany, Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging, Department of Psychology, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom

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  • Alfons Schnitzler equal contributor mail,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Joachim Gross, Alfons Schnitzler

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: schnitza@uni-duesseldorf.de

    Affiliations: Department of Neurology, Heinrich-Heine-University, Düsseldorf, Germany, Wolfson Centre for Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience, School of Psychology, University of Wales, Bangor, United Kingdom

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  • Lars Timmermann,

    Affiliation: Department of Neurology, Heinrich-Heine-University, Düsseldorf, Germany

    ¤ Current address: Department of Neurology, University Hospital Cologne, Cologne, Germany

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  • Markus Ploner

    Affiliations: Department of Neurology, Heinrich-Heine-University, Düsseldorf, Germany, Department of Neurology, Technical University Munich, Munich, Germany

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  • Published: April 24, 2007
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0050133

About the Authors

Joachim Gross, Alfons Schnitzler, Lars Timmermann, Markus Ploner
Department of Neurology, Heinrich-Heine-University, Düsseldorf, Germany
Joachim Gross
Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging, Department of Psychology, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
Alfons Schnitzler
Wolfson Centre for Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience, School of Psychology, University of Wales, Bangor, United Kingdom
Markus Ploner
Department of Neurology, Technical University Munich, Munich, Germany

Corresponding Author

Email: schnitza@uni-duesseldorf.de

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

AS and MP conceived and designed the experiments. LT and MP performed the experiments. JG and MP analyzed the data. JG contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. All authors contributed to writing the paper.