REFERRED SENSATION By N., Sam M.S. - 15 Sensitivity perceived at a disparate point from the affected area. Also known as: eccentric perception. REFERRED SENSATION: "Tingling in the fingers can be caused by referred sensation when the funny bone is struck." Related Psychology Terms SENSITIVITY DISTURBANCES ABSOLUTE THRESHOLD Hitler and Conformity REACTION TIME (Response Latency) HYPERVENTILATION SYNDROME SKIN SENSES (Cutaneous Sense) APRAXIA (literally, “inability to act or do”) PAIN DRIVE VISIBILITY CURVE FINGER AGNOSIA Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "REFERRED SENSATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/referred-sensation/ (accessed December 6, 2022).