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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