ROUGHNESS DISCRIMINATION TEST

Evaluation of somatosensory response wherein individuals touch various surfaces and are then asked to conclude which has the greatest degree of roughness. This ability can be affected or impaired if the brain area related to touch has been subject to a lesion.

ROUGHNESS DISCRIMINATION TEST: "The roughness discrimination test utilized sandpaper."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ROUGHNESS DISCRIMINATION TEST," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/roughness-discrimination-test/ (accessed October 25, 2020).
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