- 29.29.1: Sensory organs share a common cellular basis. All animal senses (bo...
- 29.29.2: Sensory receptors convert stimulus energy to action potentials. Sen...
- 29.29.3: Specialized sensory receptors detect five categories of stimuli. Pa...
- 29.29.4: The ear converts air pressure waves to action potentials that are p...
- 29.29.5: The inner ear houses our organs of balance. The semicircular canals...
- 29.29.6: What causes motion sickness? Conflicting signals from the inner ear...
- 29.29.7: Several types of eyes have evolved independently among animals. Ani...
- 29.29.8: Humans have single-lens eyes that focus by changing position or sha...
- 29.29.9: Artificial lenses or surgery can correct focusing problems. Focusin...
- 29.29.10: The human retina contains two types of photoreceptors: rods and con...
- 29.29.11: Taste and odor receptors detect chemicals present in solution or ai...
- 29.29.12: Supertasters have a heightened sense of taste.
- 29.29.13: Review: The central nervous system couples stimulus with response. ...
- 29.1: Complete this concept map summarizing sensory receptors.
- 29.2: Eighty-year-old Mr. Johnson was becoming slightly deaf. To test his...
- 29.3: Which of the following correctly traces the path of light into your...
- 29.4: If you look away from this book and focus your eyes on a distant ob...
- 29.5: Which of the following are not present in human skin? a. thermorece...
- 29.6: Jim had his eyes tested and found that he has 20/40 vision. This me...
- 29.7: What do the receptor cells on the skin of a fish and the cochlea of...
- 29.8: How does your brain determine the volume and pitch of sounds?
- 29.9: As you read these words, the lenses of your eyes project patterns o...
- 29.10: For what purposes do animals use their senses of taste and smell? 1
- 29.11: Sensory organs tend to come in pairs. We have two eyes and two ears...
- 29.12: Sea turtles bury their eggs on the beach above the high-tide line. ...
- 29.13: Have you ever felt your ears ringing after listening to loud music ...
Solutions for Chapter 29: The Senses
Full solutions for Campbell Biology: Concepts & Connections | 7th Edition
Tiny solid and liquid particles suspended in the atmosphere.
See Intermediate composition.
The region in which most asteroids orbit the Sun between Mars and Jupiter.
A slow motion of Earth’s axis that traces out a cone over a period of 26,000 years.
An amphitheater-shaped basin at the head of a glaciated valley produced by frost wedging and plucking.
The coast’s seaward edge. The landward limit of the effect of the highest storm waves on the shore.
A section of a stream that leaves the main flow.
A vent in a volcanic area from which fumes or gases escape.
A tentative explanation that is tested to determine if it is valid.
A system for classifying climates devised by Wladimir Köppen that is based on mean monthly and annual values of temperature and precipitation.
An eclipse of the Moon.
Magnetic time scale
A scale that shows the ages of magnetic reversals and is based on the polarity of lava flows of various ages.
The change of state from a solid to a liquid.
A term often used synonymously with hypothesis but is less precise because it is sometimes used to describe a theory as well.
The proposed supercontinent that 200 million years ago began to break apart and form the present landmasses.
The gravitational disturbance of the orbit of one celestial body by another.
Deposit formed when heavy minerals are mechanically concentrated by currents, most commonly streams and waves. Placers are sources of gold, tin, platinum, diamonds, and other valuable minerals.
A situation in which the surface position of a front does not move; the flow on either side of such a boundary is nearly parallel to the position of the front.
The layer of the atmosphere immediately above the troposphere, characterized by increasing temperatures with height, owing to the concentration of ozone.