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Lecture 9: Sensory Systems I – General Organization Reading: chapter 6, section: intro and receptor physiol., pgs 174-179 (pgs 156-162, if using 3 rd edition) chapter 6, section: eye-vision, pgs 182-187, 190-199 (pgs 165-170, 173-181, if using 3 rd edition) chapter 6, section: ear-hearing, pgs 200-207 (pgs 182-190, if using 3 rd edition) Sensory Systems - There exist 6 major sensory systems in the mammalian brain. With some exceptions related to the olfactory system, each is organized according to a common anatomical plan. ( AND EACH HAS A VARIETY OF SENSORY MAPS FOUND IN THE BRAIN . THIS IS TO SAY THAT THERE IS AN ORDERLY REPRESENTATION OF THE SENSORY SURFACE IN THE BRAIN ) ( FOCUS ON V ISION , A UDITION , AND SOMATOSENSATION ) Visual vision, sleep-waking cycle Auditory hearing Somatosensory touch, pain, temperature, proprioception ( THIS IS THE SENSE OF ONE S OWN BODY POSITION ) Olfactory smell Gustatory taste Vestibular posture and balance General Organization
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This note was uploaded on 05/02/2008 for the course NPB 101 taught by Professor Fuller,charles/goldberg,jack during the Winter '08 term at UC Davis.

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