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Study Guide Exam 2 Know all about the following and you should do quite well…if you’ve been to class. According to the homunculus, what areas of the body have the most cortical tissue dedicated to their sensation? Mouth, Tongue, Hands and Fingers Where are your three tiny ear bones located? In the middle ear and the three tiny bones are the hammer, and anvil and stirrup collectively known as the ossicles. Outer is pina and the inner is cochlea All sensory systems of the human system—vision, touch, hearing, etc. Hearing - Outer ear shoots sound waves to middle ear which makes the eardrum vibrate, goes to cochlea and vibrates fluid, hair changes energy to neuro fillings. Vision - Light waves enter, inverted, shoot to retina, rods and cones fecieve energy and turn it into neurofillings. Cones – daylight, detailed Rods – Night Vision Taste – Taste buds receive saliva dissolves the food and the chemicals that come off the food hit the taste buds and they determine whether sweet, sour, bitter or salty. Smell – The olfactory cilia (nose hairs) receive the odors. Only sensory system that goes straight to the brain all others go to the thylmas. Sensations – Receptors receive different things like hot and cold. What is sensation? Sensation – The stimulation of sense organs. Perception – The selection, organization, and interpretation of sensory input. Why do your eyes quiver? Your eyes quiver because neurons need to continuously fire, you need to move or change vision to allow neurons to keep firing. What is the difference between kinesthesis and vestibular senses? Kinesthesis – System for sensing the position and movement of individual body parts Vestibular – Sense of body movement and position including balance Why did Albert’s fear extend beyond the fuzzy rabbit to include other fuzzy white objects? Because of stimulus generalization which occurs when an organism that has
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course PGS 101 taught by Professor Blan during the Fall '08 term at ASU.

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