Suzi (unsold_capacity) wrote in _are_you_a_dork,
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Anyone lurking?

I'm doing a research paper for a psychology class and found something very ... interesting, from a certain perspective.

It sounds like something out of a really, really nerdy bondage dungeon ;)

A two-point aesthesiometer, a von Frey aesthesiometer, and a blindfold were used. A thumb-index finger opposite device was also used. It consisted of various pound-test monofilament fishing lines affixed to, and freely hanging from, a wire stand. Small, medium, and large latex examination gloves were used.


Thompson, P.B. & Lambert, J. V. (1994). Touch sensitivity through latex examination gloves. The Journal of General Psychology 122(1), 47-58.
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