The wrong perception of touch receptors. A person's false perception that is made by touching the thing but he cannot identify it properly. To perceive something different from the one that is actually exists.

TACTILE ILLUSION: "if you rub a soft cloth on someone's hand then he may be unable to judge its softness. This is tactile illusion. "
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "TACTILE ILLUSION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/tactile-illusion/ (accessed September 19, 2021).