Part BSense of Touch

1. Record a + to indicate where the bristle was felt and a 0 to indicate where it was not felt.

Skin of wrist

2. Show distribution of touch receptors in two other regions of skin.

3. Answer the following questions:

a. How do you describe the pattern of distribution for touch receptors in the regions of the skin you tested?

b. How does the concentration of touch receptors seem to vary from region to region?

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