SNS - The Peripheral Nervous System(Somatic Division Assigned reading Chapter 13 Sensory receptors pp 442-445 The reflex arc pp.504-505 Peripheral

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The Peripheral Nervous System (Somatic Division) Assigned reading: Chapter 13 Sensory receptors pp. 442-445 The reflex arc pp.504-505 Peripheral Nerves 481-494
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Objectives: 1. Understand how tonic and phasic receptors encode stimulus intensity 2. Explain the types of peripheral receptors 3. Describe the 5 components of a reflex arc 4. Understand the organization of peripheral nerves and describe the repair process 5. Describe the make up of the spinal & cranial nerves and their sensory and/or motor innervations.
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Organization of the somatosensory system Receptor-level processing Receptor specificity Receptive field Transduction – the receptor potential Adaptation? Tonic and phasic receptors Two receptive fields
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Phasic Receptors time time No stimulation time Moderate stimulation Intense stimulation Action Potentials produced in sensory neuron
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Tonic Receptors time time No stimulation time Moderate stimulation Intense stimulation Action Potentials produced in sensory neuron
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This note was uploaded on 06/10/2010 for the course BIOL 252 taught by Professor Johnson during the Spring '07 term at UNC.

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SNS - The Peripheral Nervous System(Somatic Division Assigned reading Chapter 13 Sensory receptors pp 442-445 The reflex arc pp.504-505 Peripheral

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