PSYB51H3 Lecture Notes - Anosmia, Trigeminal Nerve, Olfactory Nerve
Haptic perception : has to do with motor control. Action is for perception: you get info from the world through touch. Motor aspect helps follow contour of the object. Perception is for action: when something is slipping out your hand you feel the motion of it and you increase your grasp to control it even more. Final exam: 60 mc all across the whole course sa: lec 5, 10 11 12 only learn what is mentioned. Has to do with sensation of chemical compounds that are airborn volatile small enough so that they descend and hydrophobic. Cant smell carbon monoxide we can smell certain odorants. Small ridges then to olfactory cleft then to olfactory epithelium. Olfactory is the nose second purpose, first is respiration. Olfactory epithelium: retina of olfaction has 3 cells: supporting cells, basal cells (precursors), olfactory sensory neurons they all contain olfactory cilia sittin in mucus where the olfactory molecules sit.