Web Results

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.biologyreference.com/Ta-Va/Touch.html

Detection of touch stimuli begins with mechanical deformation of several types of specialized touch receptors, distributed unevenly over the body surface.

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 ...

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  ...

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.

neuroscience.uth.tmc.edu/s2/chapter02.html

For the tactile component of the somatosensory system, the skin covering the entire body, head and face functions as the touch receptor organ, whereas joint ...

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.