Are Calloused Feet Still Sensitive?

www.archaeology.org | 6/27/2019 | Staff
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Are Calloused Feet Still Sensitive?

CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS—Evolutionary biologist Daniel Lieberman of Harvard University and an international team of researchers suggest that the thick calluses that develop on the feet of people who go barefoot most of the time provide protection from pain without impeding sensory perception. According to a Science News report, the team members measured the thickness of calluses on the feet of 81 adults who live in cities and rural areas in western Kenya and either wear shoes all the...
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