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Psy3_L8 - Biological Basis of Psychology Psychology 3...

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Biological Basis of Psychology Psychology 3 Skirmantas Janusonis Lecture 8 July 15, 2010
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Reading Assignment Please read the relevant parts of Chapter 7 and Chapter 8 . The review sheets are posted online.
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Classic Model of Sensory Perception PHYSICAL REALITY PERCEPTUAL REALITY
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Classic Model of Sensory Perception PHYSICAL REALITY PERCEPTUAL REALITY The chart is correct for vision , hearing , touch and taste . Olfactory (smell) receptors project directly to the primary olfactory cortex.
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The Visual System RETINA THALAMUS PRIMARY VISUAL CORTEX SECONDARY VISUAL CORTEX VISUAL ASSOCIATION CORTICES Telencephalon Diencephalon
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The Somatosensory (Touch/Pain) System SKIN RECEPTORS THALAMUS PRIMARY SOMATOSENSORY CORTEX SEC. SOMATOSENSORY CORTEX SOMATOSENSORY ASSC. CORTICES Telencephalon Diencephalon SPINAL CORD
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The Somatosensory (Touch/Pain) System: Skin Receptors Receptors vary in: – Encapsulation – Rate of adaptation – Receptive field size Free nerve endings detect painful stimuli
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