(A) This is a picture of the experimental setup. It shows the participant lying on robotic stroking device. (B) This is the robotic stoking device shown from feet perspective. The top shows the padding removed for motor view and the bottom shows the robot with padding as used in the experiment. (C) This is a schematic representation of the stroking regions (dashed red line), tactile vibrators (blue triangles), and thermocouple placement (green x).
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