May 22, 2014

RTS Used On Subject

[ Read the Article: How Does Touch Trigger Our Emotions, And How Does It Affect Those With Autism? ]

This is the RTS being used in a psychophysical study where the subject is rating how pleasant/unpleasant the stroking touch is when delivered to different body sites. There is great heterogeneity across the body, which probably reflects the differential innervation by CTs of the body.

Credit: Neuron, McGlone et al.

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