PRICK EXPERIENCE

A subject's reaction to the sensation when exposed to the application of a pin, needle or minor electrical stimulus is applied to a point on the skin. Sensations may be attributed to feeling an itch, or other sensation depending on how applied.

PRICK EXPERIENCE: "Whenever she was tested, Carmen always described her prick experience as a burning sensation."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PRICK EXPERIENCE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/prick-experience/ (accessed October 25, 2020).
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