Lesson 10 - Lesson 10 Organisms Sense Their Environment Sensory receptors detect signals from both inside and outside the body Receptors that detect

Lesson 10 - Lesson 10 Organisms Sense Their Environment...

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Lesson 10: Organisms Sense Their Environment Sensory receptors detect signals from both inside and outside the body Receptors that detect stimuli within the body are called interoceptors o Outside are called exteroceptors 3 Categories of Receptors and Function: Mechanoreceptors o Touch o Hearing (special sense) o Balance (special sense) Special because receptors are located in an organ specialized for that particular sense Chemoreceptors o detect chemical stimuli o taste (special sense) o smell (special sense) o pH Electromagnetic Receptors o Vision (special sense) o Detect electromagnetic energy such as light and heat Conveying Sensory Information
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Interpretation
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Sensory Transduction and Transmission
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