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Types of stimulus (psychology)
Stimulus parameters
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Stimulus modality also sensory modality is one aspect of a stimulus. There are many modalities:sight, temperature, taste, sound, pressure. The type of sensory receptor activated by a stimulus plays the primary role in coding the stimulus modality. See the list in the template on the right for research in each area.


  • Cutaneous sensation

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