A new study takes a step closer to understanding how animals' thoughts and feelings affect their perception of external stimuli.
Researchers have linked a group of neurons to a specific type of somatosensation, helping heighten understanding about the sense of touch.
According to a new study, researchers use optogenetic technology to manipulate neural circuitry and leave mice unable to sense rough or smooth surfaces.
According to researchers, the brain uses similar calculations to measure the speed and direction of objects in motion whether they are visually perceived or touched.
Infants in the first four months of life feel when people tickle them and wiggle their feet without connecting the sensation to that person, a new study reports.
A new study reports on the connection between social relationships and touch.
A new study reports demanding visual tasks can reduce a person's sense of touch.