15_ActiveLecturePRS - If transduction does not occur what...

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If transduction does not occur, what do you perceive about a stimulus? 1. It is stronger than usual. 2. It is as though the stimulus did not take place and you feel nothing. 3. UV light was not converted into part of the visible spectrum. 4. It is weaker than usual.
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Receptor A has a circular receptive field with a diameter of 2.5 cm. Receptor B has a circular receptive field of 7.0 cm in diameter. Which receptor allows you to more precisely localize a stimulus? 1. Receptor A 2. They would provide the same precision of sensory information 3. Receptor B 4. It would depend upon the location of the receptors
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Distinguishing facts concerning tonic receptors include all of the following except : 1. Tonic receptors are always active. 2. The frequency of action potential generation indicates the background level of stimulation. 3. Tonic receptors are active for a short time whenever a change occurs in conditions monitored. 4. When a stimulus increases or decreases, the rate of action potential generation changes.
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Which of the following has occurred if you no longer notice the smell of a dirty cat litter box? 1. Peripheral adaptation 2. Anosmia 3. Sensory coding 4. Central adaptation
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Which type of general sensory receptor is correctly paired with its function? 1. Mechanoreceptor/detect changes in temperature 2. Chemoreceptors/sensitive to stimuli that distort their cell membranes 3. Thermoreceptors/detect changes in concentration of specific chemicals or compounds 4. None of these is correctly paired
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Nociceptors are _____ receptors. To what categories of sensations are nociceptors sensitive? 1. Thermoreceptors/extremes of temperature and changes in vibration 2. Pain/extremes of temperature, mechanical damage and chemicals released from injured cells 3. Pain/changes in pressure or stretch in muscles 4. Chemoreceptors/changes in concentration of chemicals or compounds
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