{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}

Exam 2 Chapter Reviews

Exam 2 Chapter Reviews - •(ex Cutaneous touch Pressure...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–4. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
CHAPTER 10 – SENSORY PHYSIOLOGY  Sensory receptors:  take energy in from form and transduce it  into an action potential Different modalities:      each sensory perception has it’s own neural  pathway.  But different sensations can have the same perception  (punch in the eye looks like flash of light example) Chemoreceptors:       sense chemical changes in environment  Photoreceptors:       light receptors (sense light) Thermoreceptors:       respond to temperature change Mechanoreceptors:       respond to mechanical deformation of the  sensory receptor (deformation of the cell membrane of sensory  dendrites OR deforms hair cells that activate sensory nerve endings)
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Background image of page 2
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Background image of page 4
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: • (ex. Cutaneous touch; Pressure receptors; vesibular aparatus; Cochlear) • Nociceptors: pain receptors o many are chemical receptors; respond to chemicals from damaged tissue) • Proprioceptors: muscle stretch receptors o Mechanoreceptors (that detect muscle stretch) o Provides sense of body position & allows fine control of skeletal movements (ex. Muscle spindles; Golgi Tendon organs and Joint Receptors) CHAPTER 12 – MUSCLES CHAPTER 13 – BLOOD, HEART & CIRCULATION CHAPTER 14 – CARDIAC OUTPUT, BLOOD FLOW & PRESSURE...
View Full Document

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

Page1 / 4

Exam 2 Chapter Reviews - •(ex Cutaneous touch Pressure...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 4. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon bookmark
Ask a homework question - tutors are online