L16-Olfaction - Somatosensory and Olfactory • • • •...

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Somatosensory and Olfactory Exam o Chapter 5 o Visual System o Auditory o Somatosensory o Chemical senses (smell and taste) o Language Chapter 5 o Functional imagine techniques MRI, FMRI, CT, PET, EEG o Techniques for examining activity of single neurons Fos, Electrophysiology, Microdialysis o Tract-tracing techniques o Lesion (experimental ablation) techniques General sensory system o Physical stimulus o Transduction mechanism o Processing at the peripheral level o Connections/pathways of receptor cells with central structures o Proessing in primary central structures o Pathways from primary to higher-order areas o Processing in higher-order areas Book: supporting material Somatosensation o The cutaneous senses respond to several different types of stimuli: pressure, vibration, heating, cooling, tissue damage o Some receptors report changes in muscle length to the brain; kinesthesia o Additional receptors provide information about the internal organs Cutaneous Receptors
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course PSYC 220 taught by Professor Brunges during the Spring '07 term at UVA.

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L16-Olfaction - Somatosensory and Olfactory • • • •...

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