The body contains thousands of receptors and nerves which allow us to experience the sense of touch, also referred to as tactile perception. The somatosensory system allows organisms to perceive and decode a wide range of tactile stimuli to allow for the recognition of objects, ability to discern textures and provide feedback on sensory-motor systems.
Novus Biologicals offers reagents mentioned in the infographic including:
2. Johns Hopkins University
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By: Lisa Ikariyama & Amy Chamberlain-Torres; Design: Kim Mesman