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Leif Johannsen et al. (2015), Scholarpedia, 10(3):6724.
Light tactile contact to the fingertips or other body segments improves the control of body balance in quiet stance as well as... more
Philip Servos (2015), Scholarpedia, 10(3):7959.
Since the early 20th century researchers have used techniques to visualize the neural organization of the human touch system... more
Miao He and YiFang Wang (2015), Scholarpedia, 10(3):32153.
The study of neutrinos is an extremely active field within elementary particle physics. Neutrinos are elementary particles in... more
Per M Knutsen (2015), Scholarpedia, 10(3):7280.
Whisking refers to a behavioral process, whereby motile facial vibrissae are repeatedly and rhythmically moved back and... more
Shinya Yamamoto and Shigeru Kitazawa (2015), Scholarpedia, 10(3):8249.
The perception of tactile temporal order, the order of multiple touches to the skin in time, has long been a topic of research in... more
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