Question Sheet: Getting in Touch with Touch


Before reading:

  1. Why is the sense of touch important? What would be harder or impossible for

    you to do if you didn't have a sense of touch?

  2. Imagine that you have a friend who has no sense of touch. How would you

    describe to your friend what it's like to touch something?

During reading:

  1. What makes touch "incredibly complicated"?
  2. If scientists figure out a great way to simulate touch, how could it advance

    medicine and surgery?

  3. Describe the da Vinci system that Okamura and her coll...

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