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Unformatted text preview: Olfactory system anatomy o Olfactory epithelium lines the nasal cavity, where receptor neurons are o Olfactory receptors send action potentials to olfactory bulb right above the eyes through the Cribriform Plate More specific anatomy on lecture slides Taste o Five tastes: Sweet, salty, bitty, sour, Umami o No evidence for spatially segregated organization of taste on the tongue o Information goes from Tongue and Larynx up 7 th , 9 th , and 10 th cranial nerve to the nucleus of the solitary tract, and into the ventral posterior medial nucleus of the thalamus, where it goes into the gustatory cortex....
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- Spring '07