Itch and Vibration

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Science  26 Feb 1965:
Vol. 147, Issue 3661, pp. 1047-1048
DOI: 10.1126/science.147.3661.1047


Itch produced by application of cowage to the wrist was reduced in intensity by vibration of the stimulated area. Application of vibration to the opposite wrist also reduced intensity. The results may be attributed to physiological activities occurring at the early stages of information transmission.