Vibrotactile perception thresholds: The tactile equivalent of audiometry

  • A.J. Brammer Inst. for Microstructural Sciences, National Research Council, Ottawa, Ont. K1A 0R6, Canada
  • J.E. Piercy Inst. for Microstructural Sciences, National Research Council, Ottawa, Ont. K1A 0R6, Canada
Keywords: Audio acoustics, Neural networks, Physiology, Sensory perception, Audiometry, International organization for standardization, Quantitative sensory testing, Vibrotactile perception thresholds

Abstract

An overview is given on the information that led to international acceptance of two, closely-related methods of measurement together with normative threshold values that may be used to identify changes from the vibrotactile perception thresholds (VPTs) of healthy persons. The information given is expected to rekindle interest in, and the development of, products designed to be used in analogous manner to audiometric instruments for determining hearing thresholds.
Published
2001-09-01
How to Cite
1.
Brammer A, Piercy J. Vibrotactile perception thresholds: The tactile equivalent of audiometry. Canadian Acoustics [Internet]. 2001Sep.1 [cited 2019Aug.19];29(3):14-5. Available from: https://jcaa.caa-aca.ca/index.php/jcaa/article/view/1365
Section
Proceedings of the Acoustics Week in Canada