Body Painting in Anatomy Education. Anatomical Society of Southern Africa (ASSA) Conference, 2019.
presentationposted on 20.08.2020, 07:12 by Leonard Shapiro, Graham Louw, Geney Gunston
Body painting using inexpensive food dye in order for students to palpate a living body while at the same time marking the anatomical features that they feel beneath the skin. This is primarily a haptic observation exercise and its aim is to augment other forms of anatomy learning.
Department/UnitDepartment of Human Biology, Division of Clinical Anatomy and Biological Anthropology
anatomy educationGross anatomy educationGross anatomyMedical educationMedical education – Clinical skills trainingMedical education researchHapticsHaptics applicationsDrawing + TheoryDrawing processobservation techniquesCognition3D imagecadaveric 3 D imagesvisuospatialvisuospatial tasksvisuospatial cuesHVODhaptic observation