Definition of Touch perception
1. Noun. The faculty of perceiving (via the skin) pressure or heat or pain.
Generic synonyms: Somaesthesia, Somaesthesis, Somataesthesis, Somatesthesia, Somatic Sense, Somatic Sensory System, Somatosensory System, Somesthesia, Somesthesis
Derivative terms: Tactile, Tactile
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Literary usage of Touch perception
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1. The Principles and Practice of Dermatology by William Allen Pusey (1917)
"It is impossible to distinguish between what is called mere contact and touch in which the element of pressure comes in. Pressure, or touch perception, ..."
2. The Principles and Practice of Dermatology: Designed for Students and by William Allen Pusey (1911)
"But while some of these may be organs of temperature perception, others are probably organs of touch perception. The sense of touch is affected by no ..."
3. A Treatise on Diagnostic Methods of Examination by Hermann Sahli (1911)
"touch perception, ie, the recognition of the form of objects by their surface, ... Conversely, touch perception will be at least impaired where the ..."
4. Elements of Human Psychology by Howard Crosby Warren (1922)
"The touch perception of the adult remains immature, while his visual ... This means that the average man's touch perception has not been properly trained. ..."