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Research Article

Shape Invariant Coding of Motion Direction in Somatosensory Cortex

  • Yu-Cheng Pei,

    Affiliations: Zanvyl Krieger Mind/Brain Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America, Solomon H. Snyder Department of Neuroscience, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University, Taiwan

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  • Steven S. Hsiao,

    Affiliations: Zanvyl Krieger Mind/Brain Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America, Solomon H. Snyder Department of Neuroscience, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • James C. Craig,

    Affiliations: Zanvyl Krieger Mind/Brain Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America, Psychological and Brain Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, United States of America

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  • Sliman J. Bensmaia mail

    sliman@uchicago.edu

    Affiliations: Zanvyl Krieger Mind/Brain Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America, Solomon H. Snyder Department of Neuroscience, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America, Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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  • Published: February 02, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1000305

About the Authors

Yu-Cheng Pei, Steven S. Hsiao, James C. Craig, Sliman J. Bensmaia
Zanvyl Krieger Mind/Brain Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
Yu-Cheng Pei, Steven S. Hsiao, Sliman J. Bensmaia
Solomon H. Snyder Department of Neuroscience, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
Yu-Cheng Pei
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University, Taiwan
James C. Craig
Psychological and Brain Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, United States of America
Sliman J. Bensmaia
Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: sliman@uchicago.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

The author(s) have made the following declarations about their contributions: Conceived and designed the experiments: YCP SSH JCC SJB. Performed the experiments: YCP SJB. Analyzed the data: YCP SJB. Wrote the paper: YCP SSH JCC SJB.