Research Alert

Article title: Principles of tactile search over the body

Authors: Elizabeth J. Halfen, John F. Magnotti, Md. Shoaibur Rahman, Jeffrey M. Yau

From the authors: “Establishing how multi-site touch is experienced and processed may be important for the study and treatment of body schema disorders, such as phantom limb and body dysmorphia, and in commercial and industrial applications that use simultaneous touch for haptics-based communication.” 

This study is highlighted as one of June’s "best of the best" as part of the American Physiological Society's APSselect program.

Journal Link: Journal of Neurophysiology (JNP)