The limit of tactile spatial resolution in humans

@article{VanBoven1994TheLO,
  title={The limit of tactile spatial resolution in humans},
  author={Robert W Van Boven and Kenneth O. Johnson},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={1994},
  volume={44},
  pages={2361 - 2361}
}
  • R. W. Van Boven, Kenneth O. Johnson
  • Published 1 December 1994
  • Computer Science, Medicine
  • Neurology
The sensory neural pathways serving the lip, tongue, and finger are specialized for spatial information processing; thus, damage to these pathways is likely to be manifested most prominently as a loss of spatial acuity. For that reason, accurate measurement of spatial resolution at these regions is particularly important. The conventional test, the two-point discrimination task, does not measure the limit of spatial resolution and it yields variable results because it does not control… 

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