The sensation of tough material and soft material is not the same but in both senses, sensory cells are the same. How do these two sensations differ from each other? Does this information carried like binary coding or is there special coding between neurons?

  • $\begingroup$ What makes you think the sensory cells are the same? $\endgroup$
    – Bryan Krause
    May 14, 2022 at 16:27
  • $\begingroup$ I did not mean all sensory cells are the same. I mean, in my example, sensory cells that sense the material is the touch receptors isn't it. $\endgroup$
    – Ekrem_Abi
    May 14, 2022 at 17:15
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    $\begingroup$ Touch receptors are quite diverse, but I suppose that's a start to an answer. $\endgroup$
    – Bryan Krause
    May 14, 2022 at 18:41
  • $\begingroup$ Welcome. This question is really broad; have you done any prior research? Please share that research, because as of now your answer can be tackled by various angles and is too broad to answer. Further, the post is wide open for discussion at this point. Any answer will likely be followed up by you with 'yes, but....'. A great way to focus a question is by showing your efforts so far and letting us know exactly where in the process you get stuck. $\endgroup$
    – AliceD
    May 16, 2022 at 11:38
  • $\begingroup$ Some related questions that may get you on your way: psychology.stackexchange.com/questions/8488/… and psychology.stackexchange.com/questions/16320/… $\endgroup$
    – AliceD
    May 16, 2022 at 11:40


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