What is a Tactile Mechanoreceptor?

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Mechanoreceptor Diagram

There are so many articles and studies about tactile perception… and so few that are simple enough to actually understand!

This article is pretty cerebral – but there is a very interesting diagram from the article. As it turns out, there is a lot going on inside our fingertips!

NCBI – Tactile Mechanoreceptors

 

 

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