somatosensory system

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somatosensory system

the components of the central and peripheral nervous systems that receive and interpret sensory information from organs in the joints, ligaments, muscles, and skin. This system processes information about the length, degree of stretch, tension, and contraction of muscles; pain; temperature; pressure; and joint position.
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The ability to create sensory interneurons with a patient's own reprogrammed cells holds significant potential for the creation of a cell-based treatment that restores the sense of touch without immune suppression.
A number of researchers have already developed prosthetic arms that can restore a limited sense of touch.
3) Twelve years later, in Sense of Touch, Weber omits the concept of estimation, instead claiming that the body senses temperature directly.
It will enable robot pilots and supervising engineers to collaborate more closely on complex subsea tasks, and put their new sense of touch to better use.
They repeatedly stimulated the participants' sense of touch for 30 minutes by electrically stimulating the skin of the hand.
Marketers who understand clearly what their brand stands for and what attributes define that brand, can tap into the sense of touch as another powerful way to solidify in the minds of customers, employees and the community, exactly what the bank stands for.
As the winner of Spa Asia Magazine's Crystal Award for 'Asia's Best Small Spa 2005', Sense of touch offers a range of innovative ethnic treatments including ayurvedic massage - an ancient Indian treatment - and a Thai hot poultice therapy.
A better understanding of the sense of touch could lead to major advances in medicine, space exploration, robotics, and even video games.
I suggested they close their eyes and feel their artwork from time to time to see if they could visualize their scene through their sense of touch.
Psychologists will experience zero gravity as part of their studies into how we use the sense of touch to help control and guide our movements.
2: Cerebral cortex: thinking, reasoning, seeing, hearing, sense of touch, and some kinds of movement; Limbic system: produces feelings and emotions; Cerebellum: coordinates movements involved in everyday tasks; Brain stem: controls breathing, food digestion, and heartbeat; Nucleus accumbens: involved in reward and feelings of pleasure.
Because she relies on her sense of touch, every stage of the process is a labour of love.