Visceral Sensory Neuroscience: Interoception

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Authors: Oliver G. Cameron M.D. Ph.D., W.D. Hamilton, Jonathan Abrams, Donald Hunninghake, Robert Knopp, RPSGB, Alison M. Beaney, Jenkins, Margaret T. Shannon, Billie Ann Wilson, Carolyn L. Stang
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Pages: 372
Language: english
Year: 2001
ISBN 10: 0195136012
ISBN 13: 9780198031109
Series: Unknown
Edition: 1
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Synopsis

It has been known for over a century that there is an afferent(body-to-brain), as well as an efferent(brain-to-body), component to the visceral-atonomic nervous system. Despite the fundamental importance of bodily afferent information- sometimes called interoception- to central nervous system...