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Somatosensory Homunculus

  • Published28 Jul 2014
  • Reviewed28 Jul 2014
  • Source Khan Academy

Educator resources are meant to give access to information and teaching tools about the nervous system and related health issues. Resources target primary and secondary school levels.

Your brain has a map of your body, known as the “somatosensory homunculus.”  Here, Ronald Sahyouni explains the concept in a brief video.

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