exteroception


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Noun1.exteroception - sensitivity to stimuli originating outside of the body
sensitivity, sensitiveness, sensibility - (physiology) responsiveness to external stimuli; the faculty of sensation; "sensitivity to pain"
visual modality, visual sense, vision, sight - the ability to see; the visual faculty
cutaneous senses, sense of touch, skin senses, touch modality, touch - the faculty by which external objects or forces are perceived through contact with the body (especially the hands); "only sight and touch enable us to locate objects in the space around us"
audition, auditory modality, auditory sense, sense of hearing, hearing - the ability to hear; the auditory faculty; "his hearing was impaired"
gustation, gustatory modality, sense of taste, taste - the faculty of distinguishing sweet, sour, bitter, and salty properties in the mouth; "his cold deprived him of his sense of taste"
olfaction, olfactory modality, sense of smell, smell - the faculty that enables us to distinguish scents
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This paper proposed an approach to the understanding of neuromotor language of the user by identifying the user's intention from the perception of both internal and external manifestations of the FAP through proprioception and exteroception of the prosthesis.
To test this hypothesis we go beyond the division between interoception and exteroception to consider their integration in self-awareness.
Various mechanisms, such as improvement in proprioception or exteroception and mechanical support, have been proposed to explain how SBs and SRBs may improve postural control.