By Håkan Olausson, Johan Wessberg, India Morrison, Francis McGlone
CT afferents are receptors in mammalian bushy pores and skin that fireplace motion potentials while the surface is touched calmly which makes them rather vital in affective touch. frequently neuroscientific learn has desirous about extra discriminative and haptic homes of contact that are mediated by way of large myelinated afferents and the coding homes and useful association of unmyelinated CT afferents were studied a lot less. The proposed quantity will draw jointly current wisdom during this nascent box. Separate sections will deal with (1) how we will degree affective contact, (2) CT constitution and body structure, (3) CT processing, (4) the contribution of CTs to sexual habit, (5) scientific relevance, (6) advertisement relevance, and (7) destiny learn considerations.
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Affective Touch and the Neurophysiology of CT Afferents by Håkan Olausson, Johan Wessberg, India Morrison, Francis McGlone