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Chapter 16

PSYC 267 Chapter 16: Chapter 16 Summary


Department
Psychology
Course Code
PSYC-267
Professor
Taylor
Chapter
16

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The Chemical Senses
THE OLFACTORY SYSTEM
Functions of Olfaction
Detecting Odors
Measuring the Detection Threshold
Identifying Odors
Naming and Odor Identification
The Puzzle of Olfactory Quality
THE NEURAL CODE FOR OLFACTORY QUALITY
The Olfactory Mucosa
Olfactory Receptor Neurons
Activating Olfactory Receptor Neurons
Calcium Imaging
Activating the Olfactory Bulb
Optical Imaging and 2-Deoxyglucose Technique
HIGHER-ORDER OLFACTORY PROCESSING
Olfaction in the Environment
The Physiology of Higher-Order Processing
THE TASTE SYSTEM
Functions of Taste
Basic Taste Qualities
THE NEURAL CODE FOR TASTE QUALITY
Structure of the Taste System
Distributed Coding and Specificity Coding
THE PERCEPTION OF FLAVOR
Flavor _ Taste _ Olfaction
“Tasting” With and Without the Nose
The Physiology of Flavor Perception
INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES IN TASTING
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