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F10_L07_olf_taste - Psy 111 Basic concepts in Biopsychology...

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Psy 111 Basic concepts in Biopsychology Lecture 7-9 : Sensory Systems
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Objectives Describe the general principles of sensory system organization. Define transduction and the various types of stimuli that the body d detects. Explain the role of the thalamic relays in sensory systems. Illustrate parallel pathways and the importance of lateral inhibition. Describe topographical arrangement and hierarchical designs Describe topographical arrangement and hierarchical designs. Define the two chemical senses. Describe the process of odor detection and how specific ordants are encoded are encoded. Describe the role of olfactory bulb as a sensory relay and processor. Describe the projections from the OB to higher areas of the brain. Describe the tongue and the detection of chemical tastants. Describe how different tastes are encoded. Define the central pathways of taste.
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Sensory Systems I - III “getting info encoded in the primary sensory cortex” 1 Principles of sensory systems 1. 2. Chemical sensory systems 3. Vision: the photic sensory system 4. Hearing & Touch: the mechanical sensory systems
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