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Unformatted text preview: participants looked away, they were gently prodded with the calipers for two seconds. The two-point thresholds of the distance between the calipers were measured with a ruler for spaces of 0.0, 0.5, 1.0, 1.5, 3.0 and 5.0 centimeters. Each measurement was used five times to see how much space was needed to allow the participant to feel two points. Each of the eight participants was prodded thirty times on their forearms and thirty times on their finger. Participants were asked if they felt one or two points on their skin. Their responses were recorded....
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- Winter '10
- Psychology, Test method, Wayne State University, two seconds, 5.0 centimeters, 18.9 years