Chapter 2. Transfer Functions of the Skin and Muscle Senses

  1. A. V. S. de Reuck M.Sc., D.I.C., A.R.C.S. and
  2. Julie Knight B.A.
  1. S. S. Stevens

Published Online: 27 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470715338.ch2

Ciba Foundation Symposium - Touch, Heat and Pain

Ciba Foundation Symposium - Touch, Heat and Pain

How to Cite

Stevens, S. S. (1966) Transfer Functions of the Skin and Muscle Senses, in Ciba Foundation Symposium - Touch, Heat and Pain (eds A. V. S. de Reuck and J. Knight), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470715338.ch2

Author Information

  1. Laboratory of Psychophysics, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1966

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470714829

Online ISBN: 9780470715338

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Keywords:

  • sensory responses;
  • logarithmic law;
  • sensation ratios;
  • physiological zero;
  • sensory channels

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Experimental Procedures

  • Transitivity

  • Skin and Muscle Sensations

  • Electric Current

  • Temperature

  • Physiological Processes

  • Summary

  • References

  • Discussion