Princeton University Library Catalog

The handbook of touch : neuroscience, behavioral, and health perspectives / editors, Matthew J. Hertenstein & Sandra J. Weiss.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
New York : Springer Pub. Co., c2011.
Description:
xiii, 520 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • The anatomy and physiology of the skin / Desmond John Tobin -- Sensory processes of touch / Aislyn M. Nelson & Ellen A. Lumpkin -- The molecular and genetic basis of touch / Kate Poole, Stefan G. Lechner & Gary R. Lewin -- Brain plasticity and touch / Hubert R. Dinse -- Biomechanical and neurophysiological basis of the processing of tactile stimuli / Steven S. Hsiao -- Hierarchical neural pathways of haptic object processing / Sunah Kim & Thomas W. James -- The organization and function of somatosensory cortex / Sliman J. Bensmaia & Jeffrey M. Yau -- Cross-modal interactions in touch perception / Charles Spence & Andrew J. Bremner -- Measurement of tactile response and tactile perception / Catana Brown, Diane Filion & Sandra J. Weiss --
  • Measurement of touch behavior / Sandra J. Weiss & Sandra K. Niemann -- Communicating through touch : touching during parent-infant interactions / Dale M. Stack & Amelie D.L. Jean -- The communicative functions of touch in adulthood / Matthew J. Hertenstein -- Gender and status patterns in social touch / Judith A. Hall -- Tactile traditions : cultural differences and similarities in haptic communication / Peter Andersen -- Maternal touch and the developing infant / Ruth Feldman -- Tactile dysfunction in neurodevelopmental disorders / Carissa J. Cascio -- Touch in people who are visually impaired / Morton A. Heller & Anne McClure Walk -- Massage therapy : a review of recent research / Tiffany Field -- Haptic feedback : technology and medical applications / Allison M. Okamura.
Subject(s):
Touch [Browse]
ISBN:
  • 9780826121912
  • 0826121918
  • 9780826121929 (e-book)
  • 0826121926 (e-book)
LCCN:
2011005047
OCLC:
701450135
Related name:
RCP:
C - S