Module 15 notes

Module 15 notes - Sensory interaction- the principle that...

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Module 15- Other Important Sources Gate-control theory- the theory that the spinal cord contains a neurological ‘gate’ that blocks pain signals or allows them to pass on to the brain. The “gate” is opened by the activity of pain signals traveling up small nerve fibers and is closed by activity in larger gibers or by information coming from the brain
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Unformatted text preview: Sensory interaction- the principle that one sense may influence another, as when the smell of food influences its taste Kinesthesis- the system for sensing the position and movement of individual body parts Vestibular sense- the sense of body movement and position, including the sense of balance...
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