A Tactile Automated Passive-Finger Stimulator (TAPS)

  title={A Tactile Automated Passive-Finger Stimulator (TAPS)},
  author={Daniel Goldreich and Michael Wong and Ryan M Peters and Ingrid M. Kanics},
  journal={Journal of Visualized Experiments : JoVE},
Although tactile spatial acuity tests are used in both neuroscience research and clinical assessment, few automated devices exist for delivering controlled spatially structured stimuli to the skin. Consequently, investigators often apply tactile stimuli manually. Manual stimulus application is time consuming, requires great care and concentration on the part of the investigator, and leaves many stimulus parameters uncontrolled. We describe here a computer-controlled tactile stimulus system, the… 

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