thermoreceptors


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thermoreceptors

Receptors that sense changes in temperature.
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Embr Labs, a Somerville, Mass.-based startup, was showcasing what it calls "a thermostat for your body." The Embr Wave is an intelligent bracelet that uses scientifically developed waveforms to precisely stimulate a person's thermoreceptors. This, according to CEO and co-founder Sam Shames, leverages the body's natural systems to make the wearer feel cooler or warmer by 5[degrees] F in just a few minutes.
It is thought that cool and warm-sensitive cutaneous thermoreceptors detect changes in skin temperature.
Electrophysiologic properties and role of the vagal thermoreceptors of lower oesophagus and stomach of cat.
The innovative method of cooling (placebo) was explained as using MRI technology to target thermoreceptors within the brain for deep brain cooling.
Thermoreceptors located underneath the skin respond to both local temperature and its changes.
Echevarria et al., "Ocular surface wetness is regulated by TRPM8-dependent cold thermoreceptors of the cornea," Nature Medicine, vol.
Lastly, menthol stimulates thermoreceptors in the skin for a cool sensation which helps relieve the sensation of inflammation.
I am interested in exploring more fully embodied approaches to reading and intuiting data, making use of mechanoreceptors, thermoreceptors and chemoreceptors.