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Exposure shapes the perception of affective touch

Artikel i vetenskaplig tidskrift
Författare U. Sailer
Rochelle Ackerley
Publicerad i Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience
Volym 35
Sidor 109-114
ISSN 1878-9293
Publiceringsår 2019
Publicerad vid Institutionen för neurovetenskap och fysiologi, sektionen för fysiologi
Sidor 109-114
Språk en
Länkar dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dcn.2017.07.00...
Ämnesord Human, Touch deprivation, C tactile, Stroking, Social touch, cognitive decline, pleasant, stroking, experience, afferents, autism, adults
Ämneskategorier Neurovetenskaper

Sammanfattning

Touch is a common occurrence in our lives, where affective and inter-personal aspects of touch are important for our well-being. We investigated whether touch exposure affects hedonic and discriminative aspects of tactile perception. The perceived pleasantness and intensity of gentle forearm stroking, over different velocities, was assessed in individuals reporting to seldom receive inter-personal touch, and in controls who received touch often. The groups did not differ in their stroking intensity judgements, nor in tactile discrimination sensitivity; however, individuals with low touch exposure evaluated the pleasantness of touch differently. These individuals did not differentiate pleasantness over the stroking velocities in the same way as the control group. The pleasantness curve for the low touch exposure group was significantly flatter and they rated 3 cm/s stroking as significantly less pleasant. Other physiological and questionnaire measures were obtained and the appreciation of touch from familiar persons was positively related to the pleasantness of touch in controls, but this was not found in low touch exposure individuals. This suggests that the association of human caresses from well-known individuals, with the pleasure derived, may depend on continued exposure to it.

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