266: Hot, Cold, or Wet?!?

266: Hot, Cold, or Wet?!?

Brain Junk
Brain Junk
266: Hot, Cold, or Wet?!?

While there are lots of other animals that feel wetness; buckle up, friends, humans can’t. When you spill a glass of water on yourself, you are feeling something, but it’s not the water. We don’t like it either, but it seems to be true.

Show Notes:

257: Pruney Fingers

2014 NIH reprint of Journal of Neurophysiology Why wet feels wet? A neurophysiological model of human cutaneous wetness sensitivity

IFL Science version

Science Daily: Understanding the Illusion of Wetness

YouTube of The rubber fake hand experiment!

Scientists having to pay to publish

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