Chapter 10: Sensory Systems

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Chapter 10: Sensory Systems
Sensory Systems

  
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1.  The mechanism by which a receptor converts a stimulus into an electrical signal is called
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2.  Which of the following best illustrates the concept of an adequate stimulus?
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3.  The ability to perceive different frequencies in sound vibrations is based on the fact that
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4.  The stereocilia for hearing are exposed to
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5.  The parasympathetic nervous system causes
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6.  The Two types of thermoreceptors are ___________ and _________.
7.  Receptors are most sensitive to energy from the _________ stimulus.
8.  A phasic receptor adapts (quickly/ slowly) to a constant stimulus
9.  The three types of nociceptors are __________, _________, and __________.
10.  Information about touch detected on the left side of the body is transmitted to the brain in the dorsal columns on the _________ side of the spinal cord.
11.  The first neurons that support production of action potentials in the visual pathway are (photoreceptors/ biopolar cells/ ganglion cells).
12.  The pitch of sound vibration reflects its (amplitutde/ frequency)
13.  A hair cell in the cochlea can be excited by sounds of different frequencies (true / false).
14.  The process by which the lens becomes stronger for close-up vision is called ____________.
15.  Rods and Cones differ with regard to the type of (retinal / opsin) they contain.
16.  A single ganglion cell will either be excited or inhibited by light applied to its visual field (True / false).
17.  Odorant molecules must be dissolved in mucus if they are to bind to olfactory receptors (True / False).
18.  A given taste receptor cell responds to only one of the four primary tastes (true / false).
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