10_Other_Senses_6 - Anosmia Chemical sense: taste Brain =...

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9/22/2008 1 Psychology 2: Introduction to Psychology Day 10 topics Audition Olfaction and taste Touch and Phantom Limb Syndrome Sound waves Frequency = pitch (high or low, Hz) Amplitude = loudness (high or low, decibals) Complexity = purity Anatomy of the human ear Outer ear = pinna, ear canal, ear drum Middle ear = chamber behind ear drum with ossicles Inner ear = cochlea Auditory transduction Pitch perception Temporal coding, place coding Sound localization Interaural timing computed with help of the tectum (inferior colliculi)
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9/22/2008 2 Chemical sense: smell Brain = piriform cortex
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Unformatted text preview: Anosmia Chemical sense: taste Brain = gustatory cortex Touch receptors Types of information coded : Touch (pressure) Temperature Pain Proprioception Pain A-Delta and C-Delta fibers Referred pain Gate-control theory Deferring pain! Inability to perceive pain? Phantom Limb Syndrome Feeling that an amputated limb is still with the body Why does this happen?? Dual perception of touch?? Vilayanur Ramachandran Proprioception and balance Where is your body in space?- Sensory receptors are key Balance?- Vestibular system- Motion sickness...
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10_Other_Senses_6 - Anosmia Chemical sense: taste Brain =...

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