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Description:

In this neuroscience activity (4th activity on the page), learners make their own set of Von Frey hairs to test detection thresholds. Learners use various thicknesses of monofilament fishing line, glue, and a popsicle stick to build the apparatus and then test it with a partner.

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  • Education > General

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Keywords:

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English

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