05 -- 402_S2009_Other_Senses_Exercise_ANSWERS

05 -- 402_S2009_Other_Senses_Exercise_ANSWERS - Name Other...

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Other Senses Exercise 1. In the chart below, fill in missing information. Sensory System Stimulus Location of  Transduction Action or receptor  potential? Thalamus Primary Cortex Auditory system rarefying  molecules inner hairs on  basilar membrane receptor potential medial geniculate  nucleus superior temporal  lobe Vestibular system gravity of vestibular sacs  receptor potentials N/A N/A Somatosensory  variable e.g., pressure;  mechanical  deformation;  temperature;  tissue damage;  body position;  movement of  joints, etc. various  somatosensory  receptors e.g.,  mechanoreceptors , nociceptors (C  fibers or A delta  fibers),  thermoreceptors some have  action potentials some have  receptor potentials ventral posterior  nucleus (pain): ventral  posterior nucleus,  parafascicular  nucleus,  intralaminar  nucleus post-central gyrus  of parietal lobe (pain): some info  to somatosensory  cortex (but really,  no “primary pain  cortex” Gustatory system molecules  dissolvable in  saliva hairs on taste buds action potentials ventral  posteromedial  nucleus insula cortex (base  of fontal cortex) Olfactory system substances with  molecular weights  of 15 to 300 cilia of olfactory  bipolar neurons action potential dorsomedial  nucleus entorhinal cortex 2. In which part of the cochlea is the: organ of corti?  oval window?  round window? organ of corti: scala media
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