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Sensation and Perception

by: Geovany Crona

Sensation and Perception PSY 456

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This 2 page Study Guide was uploaded by Geovany Crona on Tuesday September 22, 2015. The Study Guide belongs to PSY 456 at Colorado State University taught by Staff in Fall. Since its upload, it has received 30 views. For similar materials see /class/210271/psy-456-colorado-state-university in Psychlogy at Colorado State University.


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Date Created: 09/22/15
Study Guide PSY 456 Somatosensory System Some people say that the somatosensory system is really 6 or more separate sensory systems What are the 6 different sensory modalities we covered in class Big 3 Little 3 What are 3 characteristics that differ for the sensory information carried on the Big 3 system and the Little 3 system Proprioception is made up of information from what two subsystems of sensory input Where are the sensory organsreceptors for the vestibular system found What are the 4 main types of mechanoreceptors where is each found in the body what pattern of adaptation does each receptor show and how large is the receptive eld for each receptor type What is a dorsal root ganglion and what did we discuss in class that is located there An example of stereognosis discussed in class is the ability to identify what sorts of objects under what conditions Be sure to read about the case of Ian Waterman discussed in Web Essay 12 on the website that supplements the textbook Be able to match up the 4 types of mechanoreceptors with the 4 steps of using a key to unlock a door lock Know the 3 types of pain discussed in class and know the brain areas outside of the primary somatosensory cortex that are involved in pain perception and which feature of pain perception is associated with each brain region Know about the Gate Control Theory of pain Know the 3 examples given in class that are evidence for somatosensory cortical plasticity in humans and in animals Know about the quottakeoverquot of cortical areas for amputated limbs and know about the two ideas that attempt to explain phantom limb pain Read the 2 web essays from Chapter 12 one about lan Waterman and one about Ramachandran


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