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PY2PN: Perception, Lecture #4: The body senses 2: Perception

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Slide #1. From sensory 'receptors' to perceptual 'channels': Bolanowski et al. (1988)
Slide #2. Dimensions of somatosensory perception:
Slide #3. Pressure perception across the body: Threshold & spatial localization
Slide #4. Vibration perception: Body part dependence
Slide #5. Vibration perception: Frequency dependence
Slide #6. Spatial acuity of tactile perception: Two-point discrimination
Slide #7. Spatial acuity of tactile perception: Gap detection
Slide #8. Spatial acuity of tactile perception: Grating orientation discrimination
Slide #9. Spatial acuity of tactile perception: Letter recognition
Slide #10. Spatial acuity of tactile perception: Comparing methods
Slide #11. : Interim Summary
Slide #12. Proprioception: or Where am I?
Slide #13. Proprioception: Where is my hand?
Slide #14. Proprioception: Is my hand moving?
Slide #15. Proprioception: Am I a conehead?
Slide #16. Thermoception: Relative versus absolute temperature
Slide #17. Thermoception: The role of the skin
Slide #18. Thermoception: Warm + Cool = PAIN (the 'heat-grill' illusion)
Slide #19. Somatosensory illusions: and similar phenomena
Slide #20. Tactile 'funneling':
Slide #21. The cutaneous rabbit:
Slide #22. 'Aristotle's illusion': (also called 'tactile diplopia' or 'tactile diplesthesia')
Slide #23. Tactile size-constancy: (and the failure thereof)
Slide #24. Size-weight illusion: (& introducing the 'Barbie/Ken Illusion')
Slide #25. Tactile numerosity:
Slide #26. Visceral sensation: (is even harder to study than touch)
Slide #27. Pain:
Slide #28. The body senses: Further reading


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