TWO-POINT DISCRIMINATION

the capacity to sense the contact of a touch stimulant on two different spots on the hand simultaneously. The test is utilized in analyses of the impacts of parietal lesions of the brain, especially in patients with open head traumas.

TWO-POINT DISCRIMINATION: "The loss of two-point discrimination abilities should be monitored."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "TWO-POINT DISCRIMINATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/two-point-discrimination/ (accessed November 27, 2020).
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