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Midterm II Practice Question Answers: 1. a. 2. c. 3. d. 4. d. 5. b. 6. c. 7. d. 8. e. 9. e. 10. c. Part B. Open-ended Questions (25 marks). Good answers should be concise and logically organized, use examples to demonstrate principles whenever possible. Answers should be written on this page and can continue to the back if necessary. Avoid extraneous information. Answers can be in point form and use illustrations but an explanation for mechanisms must be included. Answer Guide: Your answer should contain the following information in a well-organized fashion; there are many examples that illustrate each principle and you should be able to think of at least a few for each principle. Principles were given throughout sensory systems lectures I-III and are found for example on Lecture 7 Slide 5 with detailed description and examples on Lecture 7 Slide 6-18. The overall function of sensory systems is that we are able to detect and organize environmental information. This involves transduction which is a mechanism to turn an environmental signal into a biological signal (for example, specialized neurons in the olfactory epithelium have proteins that are sensitive to molecules in the air (i.e. volatile molecules) allowing detection of these molecules. Critical to the
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This note was uploaded on 12/18/2010 for the course PSYCH 111 taught by Professor Kippen during the Fall '08 term at UCSB.

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Exam_2_practise_question_answers - Midterm II Practice...

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