Study reveals grammar is evident and widespread in communication based on tactile interaction. The findings reveal that if one or more linguistic channel is unavailable, such as hearing or vision, structures will find another way to create formal categories.
Study reveals people touch the areas of their partner's body that mirror the parts of their body they enjoy having touched. A strong correlation was also drawn between touch and gaze, suggesting the parts of the body people like to be touched on aligned closely to those they liked to be looked at.
Micro-saccades, or tiny eye movements, can be used as an index of our ability to anticipate relevant information in the environment, independent of the information's sensory modality.
A novel two-person MRI study reveals what goes on in the brain when two people touch and cuddle. During the interaction, the subjects' brain activity synchronized.
Researchers were able to restore the sense of touch to a 28-year-old who suffered a spinal cord injury with the help of new brain-computer interface technology.
Researchers explore how touch perception differs in those on the autism spectrum.
A new neuroimaging study reveals brain activity is reduced when we experience self touch, as opposed to the touch of another person. The findings shed light on how the brain is able to distinguish between tactile sensations generated by the touch of another and personal touch.
A new study reports lightly stroking an infant, at a speed of 3 centimeters per second, can help to provide pain relief prior to medical procedures.