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Attention, please! Anticipation of touch takes focus, executive skills

December 14, 2018

Anticipation is often viewed as an emotional experience, an eager wait for something to happen. Inside the brain,…
Stanford develops an electronic glove that gives robots a sense of touch

November 23, 2018

Stanford engineers have developed an electronic glove containing sensors that could one day give robotic hands the sort…
Sense of sight is the most important for humans, right? Your hierarchy of senses is not objective

November 11, 2018

Humans have many senses – it’s a myth that there are only 5. However, there are 5 senses…
Can you feel what I’m saying?

November 5, 2018

Imagine the panic. Fire alarms blare. Smoke fills the room, and you’re left only with the sense of…
An artificial nerve system developed at Stanford gives prosthetic devices and robots a sense of touch

June 5, 2018

Stanford and Seoul National University researchers have developed an artificial sensory nerve system that can activate the twitch…
Prosthetic Arm System Provides Sensory Feedback to People who had Lost a Limb

April 29, 2018

Thanks to researchers from the University of Illinois (UI), losing a limb no longer means the attendant cessation…
Prosthetic arms can provide controlled sensory feedback, study finds

April 27, 2018

Losing an arm doesn’t have to mean losing all sense of touch, thanks to prosthetic arms that stimulate…
Waves of Touch

April 13, 2018

Touch: We use it all the time to interact with the world around us. Yet the sense of…
Less Than Skin Deep: Humans Can Feel Molecular Differences Between Nearly Identical Surfaces

December 13, 2017

How sensitive is the human sense of touch? Sensitive enough to feel the difference between surfaces that differ…
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