Exam 3 Notes - Sensory P rocesses Receptors transductions...

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behavioral Sensory Subliminal Perceptual Supraliminal Sensory Processes Receptors transductions change energy from one form to another Optic Mechanism Retina (rods and cones) Visual acuity, Color blindness (male trait primarily) Auditory mechanism organ of corti (contain receptor cells for hearing) Pitch and loudness, location, hearing loss Olfatory mechanism olfactory, epithelium Pheromones, menstrual synchrony Gustatory Mechanism Taste cells, taste buds taste blindness, taste aversion Cutaneous Mechanism Skin receptors, free nerve endings and more acupuncture, paradoxical cold, relative temperature Kinesthetic Mechanism J oints, tendons, and muscles internal feedback Vestibular Mechanism semicircular canals motion sickness, vertigo, centrifugal force Pain Mechanisms All receptor systems referred pain, Sensation: The process that detects stimuli from the body or surroundings Perception: The process that organizes sensations into meaningful patterns
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This note was uploaded on 03/15/2011 for the course PSYCH 101 taught by Professor Mcpherson during the Spring '11 term at Miramar College.

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Exam 3 Notes - Sensory P rocesses Receptors transductions...

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