PRIMARY SKIN SENSES

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."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PRIMARY SKIN SENSES," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/primary-skin-senses/ (accessed October 21, 2020).
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