Tactile learning is task specific but transfers between fingers

  title={Tactile learning is task specific but transfers between fingers},
  author={K. Sathian and A. Zangaladze},
  journal={Perception & Psychophysics},
  • K. Sathian, A. Zangaladze
  • Published 1997
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Perception & Psychophysics
  • Practice-related improvement in visual perception is highly specific for properties of the stimulus used in training. We explored the specificity of such perceptual learning in the human tactile system, using gratings consisting of alternating ridges and grooves. Practice effects on grating discrimination showed limited transfer between grating sets defined by spatial variation in either groove width or ridge width, consistent with partially overlapping neural representations of these two… CONTINUE READING
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