EBFA: The Science of the Somatosensory System

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    From mechanoceptors to proprioceptors all human movement is controlled by the quantity and quality of sensory stimulation.

    Join Dr Emily as she explores the science of sensory sequencing and afferent stimulation as it relates to motor control and cognitive development. This webinar will empower all movement specialists with the language and specificity of the human somatosensory system.

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    The Evolution of Touch, Emotion & Barefoot Science

    by Dr Emily Splichal


    Touch is a powerful input system that 1. allows us to navigate and manipulate our environment (i.e. feeling the sharpness of rocks under our feet cues us to walk slower) and 2. allows others to navigate and manipulate our environment (i.e. feeling someone grabbing you strongly warns you of a possible attack).


    From Survival to Sophisticated
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    The art of touch has gone from simply survival (is this a threat or not) to more finite and discriminative. This higher processing of touch refers to both the hands and feet - allows us to coordinate complex tasks such as micro-dissection surgery to the ability to read braille.


    In present day man both the protective and discriminative aspects of touch still exist through a relationship that researchers call a dualism. This dualism of touch requires balanced interpretation of touch. Any deviation towards protective > discriminative and the individual has a heightened emotional "fight or flight" response to touch.


    In present day man both the protective and discriminative aspects of touch still exist through a relationship that researchers call a dualism. This dualism of touch requires balanced interpretation of touch. Any deviation towards protective > discriminative and the individual has a heightened emotional "fight or flight" response to touch.


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