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A fundamental question in sensory neuroscience is how perceptual experience arises from the cellular properties of sensory neurons. A new, tour de force study has dissected out the functional properties of identified mechanosensory nerve endings that innervate whisker follicles.
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Tactile brain-computer interface (BCI) systems can provide new communication and control options for patients with impairments of eye movements or vision. One of the most common modalities used in the...
Fabrication of human-like intelligent tactile sensors is an intriguing and challenge for developing human-machine interfaces. As inspired by somatosensory signal generation and neuroplasticity-based s...
Stimulation of the primary somatosensory cortex (S1) has been successful in evoking artificial somatosensation in both humans and animals, but much is unknown about the optimal stimulation parameters ...
Multi-dimensions tactile displays, such as thermal and texture display, are desirable for enhancing perception while users experience virtual shopping such as touching a garment in virtual reality. Un...
Tactile representation on touchscreens plays an important role in improving realism and richness of users' interaction experience. The dynamic lateral force range and the efficient feedback dimensions...
The aim of the study is to investigate the influence of a vibro-tactile device on trans-tibial amputees in terms of gait, pain and perception of the prosthesis.
The purpose of this study is to examine the effectiveness of the Experience Corps program in preventing or delaying physical disability in older adults, by studying the effects of volunte...
The objective is to evaluate and optimize tactile imaging technology in evaluation of tissue elasticity parameters in the female pelvis.
Delinieation of the anatomical location, cellular origin and molecular basis of gut-derived glucagon secretion
The aim of this study is to see how well a tactile imaging sensor will detect for breast masses compared to traditional mammography and/or ultrasound. This device may allow a simple, conve...
The ability to foresee what is likely to happen on the basis of past experience. It is largely a frontal lobe function.
Sensation of making physical contact with objects, animate or inanimate. Tactile stimuli are detected by MECHANORECEPTORS in the skin and mucous membranes.
Intravenous anesthetics that induce a state of sedation, immobility, amnesia, and marked analgesia. Subjects may experience a strong feeling of dissociation from the environment. The condition produced is similar to NEUROLEPTANALGESIA, but is brought about by the administration of a single drug. (From Gilman et al., Goodman and Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, 8th ed)
A person's concept of self as being male and masculine or female and feminine, or ambivalent, based in part on physical characteristics, parental responses, and psychological and social pressures. It is the internal experience of gender role.
Hearing loss without a physical basis. Often observed in patients with psychological or behavioral disorders.