Role of Indentation Depth and Contact Area on Human Perception of Softness for Haptic Interfaces (3 (video) American Association for the Advancement of Science Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption Co-senior author Charles Dhong describes a new study on how to recreate softness. This material relates to a paper that appeared in the August 30th, 2019, issue of Science Advances, published by AAAS. The paper, by C. Dhong at University of California, San Diego in La Jolla, CA, and colleagues was titled, " Role of indentation depth and contact area on human perception of softness for haptic interfaces." Credit Credit: Liezel Labios/UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering Usage Restrictions Please cite the owner of the material when publishing. This material may be freely used by reporters as part of news coverage, with proper attribution. Non-reporters must contact Science for permission. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.