tactile sensation


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Noun1.tactile sensation - the sensation produced by pressure receptors in the skintactile sensation - the sensation produced by pressure receptors in the skin; "she likes the touch of silk on her skin"; "the surface had a greasy feeling"
perception - the process of perceiving
creepiness - an uneasy sensation as of insects creeping on your skin
cutaneous sensation, haptic sensation, skin sensation - a sensation localized on the skin
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The company continues to immerse guests in worlds that take advantage of sound, tactile sensation, vibration, zero gravity and the many other amazing properties of water.
This provided for us a total sensory experience -- the sound of the whirrs and tings, the sight of the huge dial, and especially the tactile sensation of your fingers moving the dial.
Feeling connected: Even though Clayton moves with power and speed in works like Arden Court and Promethean Fire, his favorite Taylor role to date has been in Roses, a slow, almost cosmic dance about love, set to diaphanous music by Richard Wagner and Heinrich Baermann: "I love the romantic, tactile sensation of having this deep personal connection with one human for the entire piece."
Bilateral Achilles and patellar clonus were present, she had bilateral extensor plantar reflex, her superficial tactile sensation was normal, and cerebellar tests were impaired due to paresis.
In contrast of these developments, there are still some problems such as lack of tactile sensation, small operative fields and disadvantage of white-light sight.
These textured coatings are generally referred to as haptic coatings, or coatings that provide a tactile sensation. Most are soft coatings, but with different types of soft "feel" from rubbery to velvety to silky.
Mirror illusion findings suggest a synesthesia outcome--a perception of sensorial mixing resulting from conflict between different sensory channels--in which visual orientation can produce a specific sort of tactile sensation. In the context of the RHI experiment, the addition of mirrors rather than a prosthetic hand to produce a recalibration of ownership did not by itself prove to be a reliable variable in producing a typical RHi effect (Bertamini, Berselli, Bode, Lawson, & Wong, 2011).
"We're using the tactile sensation on the skin as a replacement for information the brain would normally get from the muscles about hand position," Clark said.
Tactile sensation is greatly reduced in minimally invasive surgery and tumour localization based on colonoscopy is notoriously inaccurate.
However, after a year of training, all participants showed signs of brain activity related to walking, and had experienced some recovery of tactile sensation and muscle function.
Three studies were focused on phantom limb pain and reported a positive effects like "movements are easier", "increase in tactile sensation", "aleviate the phantom limb pain" especially in traumatic upper limb amputations.
Traditional methods for establishing working length such as radiographs, anatomical averages of canal length, tactile sensation in both open and closed apices and moisture on a paper point have their limitations.