PRIMARY SKIN SENSES By N., Pam M.S. - April 28, 2013 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 PROTOPATHIC SENSATION PARADOXICAL COLD CUTANEOUS SENSE THERMAL STIMULATION BLIX'S TEMPERATURE EXPERIMENT CAROTODYNIA SKIN-SENSORY SPOT PROTOPATHIC SYSTEM THERMOANESTHESIA XYZ SYSTEM Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PRIMARY SKIN SENSES," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/primary-skin-senses/ (accessed February 24, 2021).