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BCPSYC2274Sean Mac EvoySpring

PSYC2274 Chapter Notes - Chapter 15: Lingual Papilla, Chorda Tympani, Olfactory Mucosa

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PSYC2274 Chapter Notes - Chapter 11: Speech Perception, Acoustic Phonetics, Music Therapy

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Spoken words and musical notes are nothing more than very familiar, complex sounds. In other ways, however, music and speech can be distinguished from
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PSYC2274 Chapter Notes - Chapter 10: Sound Localization, Interaural Time Difference, Sound Intensity

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In this chapter, we get outside the head to investigate how hearing helps us learn about the real world. Having two ears is crucial for determining aud
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PSYC2274 Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Lesion, Schizophrenia, Nystagmus

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Motion is really just a change in an object"s location over time . Fast detection of direction of motion is important to our survival. Motion aftereffe
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PSYC2274 Chapter Notes - Chapter 14: Olfactory Receptor Neuron, Anosmia, Olfactory Bulb

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Olfactory senses evolved to provide information for the immediate, local environment. They are least informative about the larger environment. Olfactio
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PSYC2274 Chapter Notes - Chapter 12: Angular Acceleration, Linear Motion, Vestibular System

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The vestibular organs are a set of five specialized sense organs, and these are located in the inner ear right next to the cochlea. The vestibular orga
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PSYC2274 Chapter Notes - Chapter 13: Lamellar Corpuscle, Dorsal Root Ganglion, Bulbous Corpuscle

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Touch refers to the sensations caused by mechanical displacements of the skin, which occurs any time you make contact with an object. Includes percepti
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PSYC2274 Chapter Notes - Chapter 13: Prefrontal Cortex, Hyperalgesia, Receptive Field

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Touch is used to refer to the sensations caused by mechanical displacements of the skin. Occur any time you make contact with an object. Tactile (adjec
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PSYC2274 Chapter Notes - Chapter 12: Bobblehead, Mal De Debarquement, Mechanoreceptor

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As a child you would spin around many times. Dizziness arose from contributions of the vestibular organs to your sense of equilibrium. Vestibular organ
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PSYC2274 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Receptive Field, Visual Acuity, Visual Cortex

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Acuity smallest spatial detail that can be resolved at 100% contrast. Cycle for a grating, a pair consisting of one dark bar and one bright bar. Simply
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PSYC2274 Chapter Notes - Chapter 15: Lingual Papilla, Taste, Umami

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This is the sensory system connected to the receptors on the tongue. We call it taste, but it is certainly not flavor! It is closely related to olfacti
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PSYC2274 Chapter Notes - Chapter 13: Dorsal Root Ganglion, Lamellar Corpuscle, Bulbous Corpuscle

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Name and describe the 3 layers of skin: It has a layer of dead skin cells at the top and then a layer of living cells. This contains blood vessels, hai
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