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PSYC 100 Chapter Notes -Limbic System, Amygdala, Frontal Lobe

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PSYC 100
Ingrid Johnsrude

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Gustation and Olfaction 6/8/2012 6:48:00 AM
Gustation and Olfaction
Chemosense one of the sense modalities that detect the presence of particular
molecules in the environment
Gustation sense of taste
Olfaction the sense of smell
Papilla small bump on the tongue that contains a group of taste buds
Taste buds a small organ on the tongue that contains a group of gustatory
receptors cells
Pheromones chemical signals usually detected by smell or taste that regulate
reproductive and social behaviours between animals
Olfactory mucosa the mucus membrane lining the top of the nasal sinuses, contains
the cilia of the olfactory receptors
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