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Sense of touch

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noun

Sense recognized by the tactile organs or neural receptors in the skin (as well as in the tongue, throat, and mucosa). The stimulus perceived is then relayed to other neurons towards the brain for processing.


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One of the five traditional senses of the body that is used to understand or identify the size, texture, and shapes of things. The other four include the sense of hearing, sight, taste, and smell.


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Is it possible to somehow activate touch sense neuron remot?

Is it possible to somehow activate touch sense neuron remotely, so feeling touch but not contacted. I heard that neuron is activated by electrical ...

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by rar0308
Fri May 17, 2013 4:29 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is it possible to somehow activate touch sense neuron remot?
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Dr. Jobe Martin Arguments

... and put together to paint enough of the picture that we have a good sense of what the picture actually looks like. You don't need evidence of ... to your point, arguing is useless with someone who is completely out of touch with REALITY and thinks it is more possible that man was made of dirt ...

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by solong4now
Sat Aug 25, 2012 4:48 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Dr. Jobe Martin Arguments
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Views: 10141

Re:

... initially very concentrated, because it is in a small volume. After you touch it, the same amount of charge is spread out over a much larger region ... (by neutralising the positive charge) or similar. I hope that makes sense but I haven't got the precise mechanics down for it, and I'm leaving ...

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by JoshuaFlynn
Thu May 31, 2012 1:18 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Electromagnetic fields generated by the human body
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Views: 165400

Evolutionary advantage of seeing 'upright'

... is defined as the direction that gravity is pulling you (vestibular sense), then down is towards the Earth, which is the opposite of "upright ... is is integrated with your other spatial senses, specifically hearing, touch, and the vestibular sense. This "integration" process happens ...

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by EmperorSunshine
Mon May 21, 2012 11:48 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolutionary advantage of seeing 'upright'
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Re: Do plants think, have awareness, conscience, emotion?

There is another plant, I forgot the name, that when touched will instantly wilt, Im guessing because when wilted it looks less appetising ... avoid hitting the branches of other trees. The trees have an ability to sense where their neighbours are and avoid touching them. However, for a conscious ...

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by biohazard
Mon Sep 06, 2010 6:29 am
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Do plants think, have awareness, conscience, emotion?
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