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Discriminative touch and emotional touch.

Abstract:

Somatic sensation comprises four main modalities, each relaying tactile, thermal, painful, or pruritic (itch) information to the central nervous system. These input channels can be further classified as subserving a sensory function of spatial and temporal localization, discrimination, and provision of essential information for controlling and guiding exploratory tactile behaviours, and an affective function that is widely recognized as providing the afferent neural input driving the subjecti...

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10.1037/cjep2007019

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Journal:
Canadian journal of experimental psychology = Revue canadienne de psychologie experimentale More from this journal
Volume:
61
Issue:
3
Pages:
173-183
Publication date:
2007-09-01
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EISSN:
1878-7290
ISSN:
1196-1961
Language:
English
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uuid:21947267-c2bc-48a3-b05d-c8df3f541ea5
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310810
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2012-12-19

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