Sensory receptors are impacted by stimuli

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Module 03 Journal (Go to FILE, select DOWNLOAD AS, then pick the format you want to use. You will be typing your responses to these questions and submitting for the 3.00 Journal assignment.) Be sure that you’re accessing the 4th edition of the textbook. To maintain Academic Integrity and maximize your learning , each response needs to be in complete sentence form and in your own words - copying/pasting from the textbook or another source could result in negative consequences. **Note- questions that are in BOLD are frequently tested concepts on the AP Exam Section 3.01 Sensation: Do you Feel it? Pages 98-102 1. What is sensation ? A sensation occurs when special receptors in the sense organs are activated, allowing various forms of outside stimuli. 2. Explain the process of transduction and how
sensory receptors are impacted by stimuli. 3. Explain the ideas of Difference Threshold and Absolute
Pg. 101 4. Explain habituation and how it’s different
adaptation . to stop attending to constant unchanging information. really hear the noise of air conditioning unless it suddenly cuts off. Sensory Adaptation: Tendency of sensory receptor cells to become less responsive to a stimulus that is unchanging. Example: When you eat the food that you put in your mouth tastes strong at first but as you keep eating the same thing, the taste does fade away somewhat. Optional Notes Section: Section 3.02 Vision & Hearing Pages 104-116 5. Explain the properties of light waves.
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