Unformatted text preview: and perception? a. She could determine someone’s location but not their identity b. She was blind but could play pinball really well c. She could detect when things touched her hands but could not determine their shapes d. She perceived things are being closer to her than they really were 5. Why could Sacks calm Jimmy, the patient described in The Lost Mariner, by showing him a baseball game outside? a. It distracted Jimmy and he wouldn’t remember what he was upset about b. Jimmy’s favorite sport was baseball c. The movement of the players reminded Jimmy of music d. The physical act of walking to the window required special concentration 6. What is the sense of proprioception? What might happen if you were to lose this sense? (4 points) 7. What happens at the threshold point of an action potential? Give a description in terms of both membrane potential and ion channels. (6 points)...
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- Phantom limb, Vilayanur S. Ramachandran