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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cutaneous_receptor

The cutaneous receptors are the types of sensory receptor found in the dermis or epidermis. ... With the above-mentioned receptor types the skin can sense the modalities touch, pressure, vibration, temperature and pain. The modalities and ...

www.homesciencetools.com/a/skin-touch

The epidermis also contains very sensitive cells called touch receptors that give the brain a variety of information about the environment the body is in.

www.starsandseas.com/SAS%20Physiology/Neurology/Touch.htm

Touch receptors are the nerve cells that tell your brain about tactile sensations. There are several types of touch receptors, but they can be divded into two ...

www.brainfacts.org/Sensing-Thinking-Behaving/Senses-and-Perception/Articles/2012/Touch-and-Pain

Apr 1, 2012 ... Pain messages are picked up by receptors and transmitted to the spinal cord via small myelinated fibers and very small unmyelinated fibers.

www.nature.com/subjects/touch-receptors

Touch receptors are a subtype of sensory neuron that are located in the skin and possess specialized endings that respond to mechanical stimulation. As part of ...

www.interactive-biology.com/3629/7-senses-and-an-introduction-to-sensory-receptors

Your body is covered with skin tissue, which means that your sense of touch is usually a ... Receptors to both touch and pressure are called Mechanoreceptors.

psychology.jrank.org/pages/634/Touch.html

The sense of touch is located in the skin, which is composed of three layers: the epidermis, dermis, and hypodermis. Different types of sensory receptors, varying  ...

science.sciencemag.org/content/346/6212/950.full

For example, slowly-adapting (SA) touch receptors are indentation detectors, firing continuously during a sustained stimulus, whereas rapidly-adapting (RA) ...

www.bbc.co.uk/science/humanbody/body/factfiles/touch/touch.shtml

Find out about all the different receptors in your skin that allow you to sense touch , pain and temperature.

faculty.washington.edu/chudler/twopt.html

They learn basic facts about sensory receptors and nerve connections, and use their ... In this lab, activities involve the tactile or touch sense of the skin, which ...