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The Resource Information-processing channels in the tactile sensory system : a psychophysical and physiological analysis, George A. Gescheider, John H. Wright, Ronald T. Verrillo

Information-processing channels in the tactile sensory system : a psychophysical and physiological analysis, George A. Gescheider, John H. Wright, Ronald T. Verrillo

Label
Information-processing channels in the tactile sensory system : a psychophysical and physiological analysis
Title
Information-processing channels in the tactile sensory system
Title remainder
a psychophysical and physiological analysis
Statement of responsibility
George A. Gescheider, John H. Wright, Ronald T. Verrillo
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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Gescheider, George A
Dewey number
612.8/8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QP451
LC item number
.G47 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2009 C-266
  • WR 102
NLM item number
G389i 2009
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1938-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wright, John H.
  • Verrillo, Ronald T
Series statement
Scientific psychology series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Touch
  • Touch
  • Mechanoreceptors
  • Sensory Thresholds
  • Touch Perception
Label
Information-processing channels in the tactile sensory system : a psychophysical and physiological analysis, George A. Gescheider, John H. Wright, Ronald T. Verrillo
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 113-124) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Channels in touch -- Identification of specific neural systems responsible for mechanoreception -- Duplex model of mechanoreception -- Spatial and temporal summation in the P system -- The neural bases of the tactile systems -- Anatomy of tactile receptors -- Neurophysiology of tactile receptors and their nerve fibers -- Neural bases of the P and NP systems -- Four neural systems mediate the detection of vibratory stimuli -- Frequency selectivity of a neural system is determined by its receptors -- From neural systems to information-processing channels -- Sensation-magnitude enhancement occurs within but not across channels -- Multichannel model of tactile sensitivity -- The psychophysical tuning curve -- Testing the multichannel model through experiments on adaptation and masking -- Adaptation reveals the existence of tactile channels -- Masking occurs within but not across channels -- Testing the multichannel model through experiments on sensory learning -- Properties of tactile channels -- The frequency selectivity of channels -- Temporal summation and temporal acuity -- Spatial acuity -- Edge detection -- Spatial summation -- Effects of observer characteristics -- Effects of aging on the sensitivity of tactile channels -- Effects of the menstrual cycle -- The functional roles of channels -- Channels enhance the detectability of stimuli -- Channels enhance the discriminability of stimuli -- The functional roles of the individual tactile channels -- The decibel scale -- The functional role of the PC channel -- The functional role of the RA channel -- The functional role of the SA I channel -- The functional role of the SA II channel -- Specialization of channels -- Channel interactions -- Summation of sensation magnitude across channels -- The perception of texture -- Role of attention in the enhancement and summation of sensation magnitude -- Interactions between tactile channels and other somatosensory submodalities
Control code
263604738
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 135 pages
Isbn
9781841698960
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008043780
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)263604738
Label
Information-processing channels in the tactile sensory system : a psychophysical and physiological analysis, George A. Gescheider, John H. Wright, Ronald T. Verrillo
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 113-124) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Channels in touch -- Identification of specific neural systems responsible for mechanoreception -- Duplex model of mechanoreception -- Spatial and temporal summation in the P system -- The neural bases of the tactile systems -- Anatomy of tactile receptors -- Neurophysiology of tactile receptors and their nerve fibers -- Neural bases of the P and NP systems -- Four neural systems mediate the detection of vibratory stimuli -- Frequency selectivity of a neural system is determined by its receptors -- From neural systems to information-processing channels -- Sensation-magnitude enhancement occurs within but not across channels -- Multichannel model of tactile sensitivity -- The psychophysical tuning curve -- Testing the multichannel model through experiments on adaptation and masking -- Adaptation reveals the existence of tactile channels -- Masking occurs within but not across channels -- Testing the multichannel model through experiments on sensory learning -- Properties of tactile channels -- The frequency selectivity of channels -- Temporal summation and temporal acuity -- Spatial acuity -- Edge detection -- Spatial summation -- Effects of observer characteristics -- Effects of aging on the sensitivity of tactile channels -- Effects of the menstrual cycle -- The functional roles of channels -- Channels enhance the detectability of stimuli -- Channels enhance the discriminability of stimuli -- The functional roles of the individual tactile channels -- The decibel scale -- The functional role of the PC channel -- The functional role of the RA channel -- The functional role of the SA I channel -- The functional role of the SA II channel -- Specialization of channels -- Channel interactions -- Summation of sensation magnitude across channels -- The perception of texture -- Role of attention in the enhancement and summation of sensation magnitude -- Interactions between tactile channels and other somatosensory submodalities
Control code
263604738
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 135 pages
Isbn
9781841698960
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008043780
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)263604738

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