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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A number of researchers have already developed prosthetic arms that can restore a limited sense of touch.
Learning without attention: passive training of the sense of touch
The next move is to try and identify more genes that affect our sense of touch.
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.
People normally control such collisions predictively, but researchers think that, under zero-gravity conditions, the prediction will be faulty and on-line information from the sense of touch will be important in correcting predictions.
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.
In cooperation with the National Federation of the Blind, NIST has developed a new refreshable tactile graphic technology that allows blind and visually impaired users to view images using the sense of touch.
One answer is to better utilize the sense of touch.