a patch of skin where 2 stimuli that are presented simultaneously if felt as one. See sensory circle. In this circle two stimuli are presented on the skin to be perceived but a person is unable to perceive them as two.

TACTILE CIRCLE: "A tactile circle is a patch of skin."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "TACTILE CIRCLE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/tactile-circle/ (accessed September 24, 2020).