Haptic perception of force

W.M. Bergmann Tiest, A.M.L. Kappers

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This chapter reviews research that deals with measuring the precision and/or the accuracy of haptic force perception, using psychophysical methods. Other aspects of force perception might include physiological aspects or neuronal processing, but these are beyond the scope of the present article. Furthermore, force sensation plays a role in the perception of other physical aspects, such as friction or stiffness. These aspects are reviewed separately
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationScholarpedia of Touch
EditorsT. Prescott, E. Ahissar, E. Izhikevich
Place of PublicationParis
PublisherAtlantis Press
Number of pages9
ISBN (Electronic)978-94-6239-133-8
ISBN (Print)9789462391321
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameScholarpedia book series


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