BIO_207_Exam_2_Study_Guide

BIO_207_Exam_2_Study_Guide - BIO 207 EXAM 2 STUDY GUIDE...

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BIO 207 EXAM 2 STUDY GUIDE SENSORY PHYSIOLOGY  (CHAPTER 10) Categories of sensors: - chemoreceptors - photoreceptors - thermoreceptors - mechanoreceptors Tonic and Phasic receptors Generator potentials Cutaneous receptors Somatesthetic senses Receptive fields Lateral inhibition Taste
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Smell Equilibrium/balance: - vestibular apparatus - utricle and saccule - linear acceleration - hair cells - stereocilia - kinocillium - otolithic membrane - semicircular canals - vertigo Outer, middle, and inner ear Hearing: - frequency (how it’s measured) - intensity (how it’s measured) - ossicles - oval window
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- cochlea - spiral organ - inner row of hair cells - outer rows of hair cells - hearing impairment Vision: (a lot of time spent) - visible light - structure of the eye - refraction -accommodation - visual problems (near fighted, hyperotropia…etc) - functions of the rods and cones - dark adaptation - trichromatic color vision (not common among mammals) humans have ? cones - fovea centralis - neural pathways - receptive field 
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This note was uploaded on 06/27/2011 for the course BIO 207 taught by Professor Fishwild during the Spring '11 term at Oakland University.

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BIO_207_Exam_2_Study_Guide - BIO 207 EXAM 2 STUDY GUIDE...

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