haptic sensation

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Noun1.haptic sensation - a sensation localized on the skin
tactile sensation, tactual sensation, touch sensation, feeling, touch - the sensation produced by pressure receptors in the skin; "she likes the touch of silk on her skin"; "the surface had a greasy feeling"
tickle - a cutaneous sensation often resulting from light stroking
itchiness, itching, itch - an irritating cutaneous sensation that produces a desire to scratch
topognosia, topognosis - recognition of the location of a stimulus on the skin
urtication - a sensation of having been stung by nettles
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By moving the hand in a scanning direction within the haptic region, it is possible to display haptic sensation corresponding to different areas of the sampling region.
Parkinson's disease (PD) has traditionally been characterized as a movement disorder; however, PD is also associated with perceptual deficits, such as decreased sensitivity of olfaction, touch, proprioception, and haptic sensation [1-5].
"Current home buttons are switches that physically press into the phone, but the new models will have a pressure-sensitive button that provides feedback to the user via a vibrating haptic sensation rather than a true physical click," explains the site.
Ultrasonic phase arrays are employed to surround each workspace that can produce omni-directional and volumetric forces to invoke a haptic sensation on the users skin.
The author has organized the main body of his text into three paragraphs, covering Georges Bataille and the haptic, Maurice Blanchot, haptic sensation and visible absence, and Michel Serres and haptic perception and the touching of knowledge.
The marvel of the steeplechase became the exciting visceral experience of it, and then later the haptic sensation of the Pyrodrama and virtual tour.
Persons who are blind commonly use auditory input and haptic sensation to help compensate for deficits in visual information.