Tissues and skin experiment 4: skin receptors


Data Tables and Post­-Lab Questions

Table 3: Two-Point Discrimination Test Results


Post­-Lab Questions

1. Which region was most sensitive to this test? Which was least sensitive? 

2. Can you think of an advantage to having a greater distribution of touch receptors in the area that you found to be most sensitive? 

3. Was there a difference between the measurements of the left and right side of the body? Why or why not?