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Unformatted text preview: res making a judgment about its presence or absence, based on a subjec-ve interpreta-on of ambiguous informa-on •  Signal detec-on research involves a series of trials in which a s-mulus is presented in only some trials. In each trial, the par-cipant must state whether he or she sensed the s-mulus Sensory Adapta-on 6 1/3/13 What Are the Basic Sensory Processes? •  For each of the five major senses be able to iden-fy the type of receptor and trace the neural pathway to the brain 1.  2.  3.  4.  5.  taste smell touch hearing vision 7 1/3/13 Taste 8 1/3/13 Smell Touch (and Pain) 9 1/3/13 Hearing Cochlear Implants 10 1/3/13 Vision 11 1/3/13 12 1/3/13 13 1/3/13 We Have Other Sensory Systems •  Humans, like other animals, have several internal sensory systems in addi-on to the five primary senses •  Kinesthe4c sense: percep-on of the body’s posi-on in space and movements of our bodies and our limbs (some include this with the sense of touch)   Ves4bular sense: percep-on of balance; uses informa-on from receptors in the semicircular canals of the inner ear How Does Percep4on Emerge from Sensa4on? •  Primary sensory areas for touch, hearing, and vision •  Gate control theory of pain •  How the brain localizes sound •  The “...
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