5) Artificial electrical stimulation of a human's capsaicin-sensitive neurons would likely produce the sensation of _____. A) cold temperatureB) hot temperatureC) tactile stimulusD) deep pressureAnswer: BBloom's Taxonomy: Knowledge/ComprehensionSection: 50.1 6) Artificial electrical stimulation of a human's menthol-sensitive neurons would likely produce the sensation of _____. A) cold temperature B) hot temperature C) odor of pepper D) deep pressure Answer: A Bloom's Taxonomy: Knowledge/Comprehension Section: 50.1 7) Stimuli alter the activity of excitable sensory cells and generate action potentials via _____. 8) Immediately after putting on a shirt, your skin might feel itchy. However, this perception soon fades due to _____.
9) A given photon of light may trigger an action potential with thousands of times more energy because the signal strength is amplified by _____. 10) Although some sharks close their eyes just before they bite, their bites are on target. Researchers have noted that sharks often misdirect their bites at metal objects and that they can find batteries buried under sand. This evidence suggests that sharks keep track of their prey during the split second before they bite in the same way that a _____. A) rattlesnake finds a mouse in its burrowB) male silkworm moth locates a mateC) bat finds moths in the darkD) platypus locates its prey in a muddy riverAnswer: DBloom's Taxonomy: Application/AnalysisSection: 50.1 11) Which type of receptor would you expect to be most abundant in the antennae of a moth? 12) The middle ear converts _____.
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