pain2_26bb - Mechanical? SCN9a? Sharp Vs. Dull SPEED Pain...

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Review What is a receptive field? Region of space that responds to stimulus What is the advantage of having inhibitory parts of the receptive field? Edge Detection What nucleus receives somatosensory info? VPN What do we mean by adaptation? Adjusts firing rate in response to persistent stimuli WHY?
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PAIN an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage”
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PAIN/temperature Nociceptors Free nerve endings Capsaicin Noxious heat TRPV1 CMR1
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Unformatted text preview: Mechanical? SCN9a? Sharp Vs. Dull SPEED Pain Processing Ascending Spinothalamic system Crosses Somatosensory Cingulate cortex Experiencing Empathizing Other limbic regions Men VS Women REDHEADS Central modulation of sensory information (descending) Gate theory Periaqueductal Gray Endorphins Medulla 5-HT Spinal Cord Inhibits ascending pain No Pain No Gain CIPA Inability to feel Pain...
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This note was uploaded on 02/24/2011 for the course PSYC 460 taught by Professor Lawrence during the Spring '10 term at South Carolina.

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