Pain Sensations Associated with Electrocutaneous Stimulation

@article{Mason1976PainSA,
  title={Pain Sensations Associated with Electrocutaneous Stimulation},
  author={James L. Mason and Neilson A. M. Mackay},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering},
  year={1976},
  volume={BME-23},
  pages={405-409}
}
This paper discusses the results of experiments carried out to determine the feasibility of using electrocutaneous stimulation in sensory substitution systems. The sharp, pricking pain often associated with electrocutaneous stimulation has been found to be a result of thermal damage to the corneal layer of the skin. The high-energy densities required to create this damage often occur, even at moderate stimulation currents, because of the highly nonhomogeneous nature of the skin-electrode… CONTINUE READING
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