Body in mind

  title={Body in mind},
  author={Alexander Jones and Bettina Forster},
  booktitle={Front. Psychol.},
The sense of touch is imperative in cognition, development, and for how we perceive the world and interact with others. The skin envelopes our body and is our largest organ providing us with information about our immediate environment. In addition to this “surface” information, our somatosensory system also processes information regarding body position and internal bodily states. The importance of processing information to our body is unlikely to be disputed, however, relatively little research… CONTINUE READING