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    The Cognitive and Neural Correlates of “Tactile Consciousness”: A Multisensory Perspective.Alberto Gallace & Charles Spence - 2008 - Consciousness and Cognition 17 (1):370-407.
    People’s awareness of tactile stimuli has been investigated in far less detail than their awareness of stimuli in other sensory modalities. In an attempt to fill this gap, we provide an overview of studies that are pertinent to the topic of tactile consciousness. We discuss the results of research that has investigated phenomena such as “change blindness”, phantom limb sensations, and numerosity judgments in tactile perception, together with the results obtained from the study of patients affected by deficits that can (...)
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    Textures That We Like to Touch: An Experimental Study of Aesthetic Preferences for Tactile Stimuli.Roberta Etzi, Charles Spence & Alberto Gallace - 2014 - Consciousness and Cognition 29:178-188.
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    Explicit and Implicit Own's Body and Space Perception in Painful Musculoskeletal Disorders and Rheumatic Diseases: A Systematic Scoping Review.Antonello Viceconti, Eleonora Maria Camerone, Deborah Luzzi, Debora Pentassuglia, Matteo Pardini, Diego Ristori, Giacomo Rossettini, Alberto Gallace, Matthew R. Longo & Marco Testa - 2020 - Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 14.
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    Lost in the Move? Secondary Task Performance Impairs Tactile Change Detection on the Body.Alberto Gallace, Sophia Zeeden, Brigitte Röder & Charles Spence - 2010 - Consciousness and Cognition 19 (1):215-229.
    Change blindness, the surprising inability of people to detect significant changes between consecutively-presented visual displays, has recently been shown to affect tactile perception as well. Visual change blindness has been observed during saccades and eye blinks, conditions under which people’s awareness of visual information is temporarily suppressed. In the present study, we demonstrate change blindness for suprathreshold tactile stimuli resulting from the execution of a secondary task requiring bodily movement. In Experiment 1, the ability of participants to detect changes between (...)
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    Implicit Processing of Tactile Information: Evidence From the Tactile Change Detection Paradigm.David Pritchett, Alberto Gallace & Charles Spence - 2011 - Consciousness and Cognition 20 (3):534-546.
    People can maintain accurate representations of visual changes without necessarily being aware of them. Here, we investigate whether a similar phenomenon also exists in touch. In Experiments 1 and 2, participants detected the presence of a change between two consecutively-presented tactile displays. Tactile change blindness was observed, with participants failing to report the presence of tactile change. Critically, however, when participants had to make a forced choice response regarding the number of stimuli presented in the two displays, their performance was (...)
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