- Published17 Aug 2020
- Author Calli McMurray
- Source BrainFacts/SfN
Special receptors under your skin create the feelings of itch, touch, temperature, and pain.
Brain Bytes showcase essential facts about neuroscience.
Design by Adrienne Tong.
Image by Hadjab et al. Journal of Neuroscience, 2013
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Biga, L., Dawson, S., Harwell, A., Hopkins, R., Kaufmann, J., LeMaster, M., . . . Runyeon, J. (n.d.). 13.1 Sensory Receptors. Retrieved July 14, 2020, from https://open.oregonstate.education/aandp/chapter/13-1-sensory-receptors/