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1. SPECIAL SENSES Student Learning Objectives – Study Questions1.What are the characteristics of olfactory stimuli (odorants)?
2.Where are olfactory neurons located? Where do their axons travel in order to enter thebrain? What is the name of this cranial nerve?
3.Describe the structure of the olfactory neurons. How are these neurons unique inregeneration?
4.Where do olfactory stimuli (chemicals) bind to receptors on olfactory neurons?
5.Describe the pathway of impulse transmission for olfaction. Why is olfaction sent to thelimbic system?
6.Names the types of gustatory receptors.
7.Describe the location of gustatory receptors. How do taste substances come in contact with
Within the taste buds there are specialized taste cells that respond to chemical stimulidissolved in the saliva.8.Describe the pathway of impulse transmission for gustation. What cranial nerves areinvolved in the anterior and posterior regions of the tongue?
9.Taste bud stimulation is one component of our perception of taste. What else contributesto taste perception?10.Describe the 3 layers of the eye, including the components of the fibrous, vascular andsensory tunics.

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