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Technology to improve learning for visually-impaired children

...he earth's internal layers, rhythm reproduction, a tactile maze game, virtual maracas (percussion instruments), post-its with a haptic barcode, an electric circuit browser, a haptic simon game, memory games, a haptic turtle and a haptic game of the classic first video game, pong. For example, to better teach...

Vol. 42, No. 5 JRRD tipsheet: Focus on spinal cord injury and prosthetics

...rotactile stimulation, pg. 705 An initial study on tactile sensory characteristics of the lips showed that th...he way for development of a miniaturized lip-based tactile display for people with sensory disabilities....

Classic illusion sheds new light on the neural site of tactile perception

...t the neural correlates of conscious perception of tactile sensations. In a new study in the open-access jour...tigate which brain regions play a role in illusory tactile perceptions. Previous studies had implicated the somatosensory cortex--the region of the cortex that...

National Institutes of Health accept clinical study of Zestra(TM) for women

...tion is the single common theme in FSD. "Decreased tactile sensation was found at the clitoris for women with...er. Women with arousal disorder also had decreased tactile sensation at the perineum." See ACOG article abstract on PubMed. QualiLife Pharmaceuticals develop...

Turn up da noise

...cal Society. The researchers tested the effects of tactile noise on touch sensation by applying weak vibrations to the soles of people's feet. By themselves the vibrations were undetectable, or below-threshold, to the participants. But when the researchers added random vibrations -- noise, that is -- people ...

Study finds ADHD improves with sensory intervention

...ues appeal to the three basic sensory systems: The tactile system controls the sense of touch, the vestibular...ificant improvement in sensory avoiding behaviors, tactile sensitivity, and visual auditory sensitivity in the group that received treatment," said Koenig. "...

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