Recent Examples on the WebNeurophysiologists call awareness of the movement and position of one's body parts kinesthesia.
Robbie Gonzalez, WIRED, 14 Mar. 2018 To feel truly lifelike, prosthetics will require not just kinesthesia, but a sense of touch.
Robbie Gonzalez, WIRED, 14 Mar. 2018 The sensation is entirely distinct from touch, yet kinesthesia is equally if not more important for complex motor tasks.
Robbie Gonzalez, WIRED, 14 Mar. 2018 This sense of body position, known as kinesthesia, has proved tricky to build into prosthetic arms.
Frankie Schembri, Science | AAAS, 14 Mar. 2018
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