Haptic perception of wetness.

  title={Haptic perception of wetness.},
  author={Wouter M. Bergmann Tiest and N Dolfine Kosters and Astrid M. L. Kappers and Hein A. M. Daanen},
  journal={Acta psychologica},
  volume={141 2},
In daily life, people interact with textiles of different degrees of wetness, but little is known about the mechanics of wetness perception. This paper describes an experiment with six conditions regarding haptic discrimination of the wetness of fabrics. Three materials were used: cotton wool, sponge-structured viscose and thin viscose. Two ways of touching were investigated: static touching, in which only thermal cues were available, and dynamic touching, in which additional mechanical cues… CONTINUE READING

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