thermal stimulus


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thermal stimulus

A stimulus produced by a change in skin temperature, a rise giving sensations of warmth, a fall giving sensations of coldness.
See also: stimulus
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Therefore, in this study, we focused on the mental stress relief effects of thermal stimulus application to the wrists, a method that may be easily employed during work hours.
Whereas larvae exposed to a noxious thermal stimulus began performing a full 360[degrees] roll at 56-h AEL (Fig.
To dimension the intensity of thermal stimulus, a modeling and the analysis of thermal model it is recommended.
a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford, scanned the brains of 14 healthy adult subjects who were given a noxious thermal stimulus to the lower left arm and were shown a video clip of individuals suffering physical injuries for example, in a car accident or during a sporting event.
The normal tendency would be to move away from a noxious thermal stimulus or upstream toward an attractant chemical odorant.