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Chapter 8 Summary & Outline

Sensory Processing

Sensory Receptor Organs Detect Energy or Substances

Study questions: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

What Type of Stimulus Was That?

Study questions: 8 | 9 | 10

Sensory Processing Begins in Receptor Cells

Study questions: 11 | 12 | 13

Sensory Information Processing Is Selective and Analytical

Study questions: 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 | 30 | 31 | 32 | 33 | 34 | 35 | 36 | 37 | 38 | 39

Touch: Many Sensations Blended Together

Skin Is a Complex Organ That Contains a Variety of Sensory Receptors

Study questions: 40 | 41 | 42

The Dorsal Column System Carries Somatosensory Information from the Skin to the Brain

Study questions: 43 | 44 | 45 | 46 | 47

Pain: An Unpleasant but Adaptive Experience

Human Pain Can Be Measured

Study questions: 48 | 49

A Specific Pathway Transmits Pain Information

Study questions: 50 | 51 | 52 | 53 | 54 | 55 | 56 | 57 | 58 | 59

Pain Control Can Be Difficult

Study questions: 60 | 61 | 62 | 63 | 64 | 65 | 66 | 67 | 68

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