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Unformatted text preview: Ch. 10 Questions 1. Name three types of visceral afferents. 2. Name the two divisions of the sensory system. 3. What is the law of specific nerve energies? 4. What is transduction? What is the basic mechanism of sensory transduction? 5. How are receptor potentials like postsynaptic potentials? How are they different? 6. What is receptor adaptation? Tonic vs. phasic? 7. Sensory Pathways: What is a labeled line? What does a sensory unit comprise? 8. What is the difference between first-, second-, and third- order neurons? 9. Sensory coding: how is type coded? Location (explain lateral inhibition and two-point discrimination)? Intensity? 10. Explain mechanoreceptors, thermoreceptors, and nociceptors. 11. What is the difference between the Dorsal-Column Medial Lemniscal Pathway and the Spinothalamic Tract? 12. Whats the difference between fast pain and slow pain? How is each transmitted? 13. What is substance P? 14. How does enkephalin work? 15. describe the structure of the eye 16. Label the eye....
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- Spring '07