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Sensory: 1). Sensory Receptors: classified according to stimulus type a). Mechanoreceptors – b). Thermoreceptors – c). Chemoreceptors – d). Photoreceptors – e). Nociceptors – 2). Tonic VS. Phasic a). Tonic Receptors – b). Phasic Receptors – 3). Types of Fibers: classified by conduction velocities a). Type A: b). Type C 4). Sensory pathways (figure 10.9) a). Pain pathways (nociceptors), temperature, and coarse touch b). Fine touch, proprioception, and vibration 5). Receptive fields: (see board) 6). Lateral Inhibition: (see board) 7). Somatosensory cortex (Figure 10-10) Homunculus – 8). Gating theory of pain: fig 10-12 Autonomic Nervous system: Introduction: the nervous system is divided into central nervous system (CNS) and peripheral nervous system (PNS). The CNS includes the brain and the spinal cord; the PNS includes the cranial nerves, arising from the inferior aspect of the brain, and the spinal nerves, arising from the spinal cord. The peripheral nervous system includes
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2008 for the course BIPN 100 taught by Professor French during the Winter '07 term at UCSD.

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