Why people don't feel some toes – the answer scientists

Researchers from Oxford University conducted a study involving 19 healthy volunteers. People were asked to close their eyes, at this time scientists can easily touch my toes different subjects and asked what it was the finger, writes The Daily Mail.

Nine participants in the experiment, the researchers found a lack of sensitivity of at least one toe. Most often it was the ring, middle, index or middle finger. The sensitivity of the thumb and mesince was preserved in almost all.

Error and confusion in defining the finger began when scientists concerned fingers "secondary" feet. On the leading leg in most cases, people accurately guessed which finger was touched scientists.

Presumably, the denser the location of the toes and reduced sensitivity compared to the fingers. Nothing wrong with that, scientists believe, no.

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