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ERIC Number: EJ360801
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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Directional Sensitivity of the Fingertip.
Knowlton, Marie
Education of the Visually Handicapped, v18 n4 p157-64 Win 1987
Exploring the ability of subjects to make accurate discriminations by active touch, two studies involving 20 sighted adults investigated sensitivity of the fingertip in perceiving length, using Braille cells as stimuli. Results indicated differential sensitivity of the fingertip to one parameter of active touch: cell height discrimination. (JW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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