Part CTwo Point Threshold

1. Record the two-point threshold in millimeters for skin in each of the following regions:

Index finger _

Back of hand _

Back of neck _

2. Answer the following questions:

a. What region of the skin tested has the greatest ability to discriminate two points? _

b. What region of the skin has the least sensitivity to this test?

c. What is the significance of these observations in questions a and b? _

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  • Wiktoria Hamilton
    What region of skin tested has the greatest ability to discriminate two points?
    4 years ago
  • giuseppina
    What region of the skin has the ability to discrimiate two points?
    4 years ago

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