PRIMARY SKIN SENSES By N., Sam M.S. - 14 Like primary colors, primary skin senses are the basic senses felt by the skin. They are: heat, cold, pressure and pain. PRIMARY SKIN SENSES: "Feeling heat on the skin is known as a primary skin sense." Related Psychology Terms PAIN DRIVE ABSOLUTE THRESHOLD SKIN SENSES (Cutaneous Sense) COLOR REACTIONS COLOR CIRCLE SENSITIVITY DISTURBANCES LYSERGIC ACID (LSD) EMOTION (General) COLOR BLINDNESS JUST NOTICEABLE DIFFERENCE (JND; Differential or Difference Threshold) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "PRIMARY SKIN SENSES," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/primary-skin-senses/ (accessed August 10, 2022).