"Touch" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Sensation of making physical contact with objects, animate or inanimate. Tactile stimuli are detected by MECHANORECEPTORS in the skin and mucous membranes.
- Sense of Touch
- Touch Sense
- Touch Senses
- Tactile Sense
- Sense, Tactile
- Senses, Tactile
- Tactile Senses
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Touch" by people in Profiles.
Assessing the spatial distribution of cervical spinal cord activity during tactile stimulation of the upper extremity in humans with functional magnetic resonance imaging. Neuroimage. 2020 08 15; 217:116905.
Mechanical and tactile incompatibilities cause reproductive isolation between two young damselfly species. Evolution. 2017 Oct; 71(10):2410-2427.
Vibrotactile discriminative capacity is impacted in a digit-specific manner with concurrent unattended hand stimulation. Exp Brain Res. 2014 Nov; 232(11):3601-12.
Prevalence and treatment of frotteurism in the community: a systematic review. J Am Acad Psychiatry Law. 2014; 42(4):478-83.
What do you feel? Adolescent drug and alcohol users show altered brain response to pleasant interoceptive stimuli. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2013 Dec 01; 133(2):661-8.
Methamphetamine dependent individuals show attenuated brain response to pleasant interoceptive stimuli. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2013 Aug 01; 131(3):238-46.
A novel device for the study of somatosensory information processing. J Neurosci Methods. 2012 Mar 15; 204(2):215-20.
The prevalence, predictors, and consequences of peripheral sensory neuropathy in older patients. J Am Board Fam Pract. 2004 Sep-Oct; 17(5):309-18.
Characterizing the functional significance of the neonatal rat vibrissae prior to the onset of whisking. Somatosens Mot Res. 2003; 20(2):157-62.
Broadly tuned spinal neurons for each form of fictive scratching in spinal turtles. J Neurophysiol. 2001 Aug; 86(2):1017-25.