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Unformatted text preview: of smell. Taste experience occurs in the brain.
Individual food preferences, culture preferences (begin in the womb).
Smell: ordor- olfactory receptors- olfactory epithelium- olfactory bulb- olfactory nerve- cortex and
Why can’t we tickle ourselves: touch sensation respond less to self-produced tactile stimulation.
Two kinds of nerve fibers: fast fibers for sharp, immediate pain; slow fibers for chronic, dull, steady
Gate control theory: : for us to experience pain, pain receptors must be activated and a neural gate in
the spinal cord must allow the signals through to the brain. We can open or close the gate. Player play
through pain without even realizing it.
Stimuli- receptors-pathway to the brain= somatosensory cortex
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- Winter '12