BAROGNOSIS

n. the cognitive ability to perceive and differentiate weight correctly. It enables an individual to recognize weight differences in objects which are held or lifted by the hand. See baresthesia. Compare baragnosis.

BAROGNOSIS: "To test how intact your barognosis is, you can try holding objects of similar sizes and shapes but of graduated weights."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BAROGNOSIS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/barognosis/ (accessed September 30, 2020).
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