For the Classroom

Skin-Deep Science: Find Your Sensitive Side

  • Published6 Aug 2013
  • Reviewed6 Aug 2013
  • Source Scientific American

Educator resources are meant to give access to information and teaching tools about the nervous system and related health issues. Resources target primary and secondary school levels.

You've probably noticed that some parts of your body are more ticklish than others. That's because your skin's touch receptors aren't evenly distributed. Learn more about your sense of touch by testing your body's own reactions.

Access Skin-Deep Science: Find Your Sensitive Side from Scientific American.


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