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Unformatted text preview: temperatur e Intense pressure, extreme temperature, or burning Shape & Location Disk shaped Near border of epidermis/ dermis Flattened cells Dermis just below border Several branches/fibers inside a capsule Layered onion like Capsule Deep in skin intestines etc. Receptiv e fields Small Small Larger Larger SOMATOSENSORY SYSTEM includes PROPRIOCEPTION (Position of limbs) KINESTHESIS (Movement of limbs) CUTANEOUS SENSATION WHICH FEED INTO SKIN Made up of Epidermis (outer)& Dermis (inner)...
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This note was uploaded on 05/04/2008 for the course PSYCH 2006 taught by Professor Newellf during the Winter '06 term at Trinity College Dublin.
- Winter '06