a feeling generated by impulses from adjacent skin receptors which are aroused gently in swift succession. It is presumed that the receptors involved are additionally accountable for the feelings of pain and itch and that the technique used for arousal is responsible for the different feeling.

TICKLE EXPERIENCE: "The tickle experience is more easily controlled by some individuals than others."
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