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OpenStax Biology 2e, Animal Structure and Function, Sensory Systems, Somatosensation
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By the end of this section, you will be able to do the following:

Describe four important mechanoreceptors in human skin
Describe the topographical distribution of somatosensory receptors between glabrous and hairy skin
Explain why the perception of pain is subjective

Subject:
Applied Science
Material Type:
Module
Provider:
Rice University
Provider Set:
OpenStax College
Date Added:
09/21/2018
OpenStax Psychology, Sensation and Perception, The Other Senses
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By the end of this section, you will be able to:

Describe the basic functions of the chemical senses
Explain the basic functions of the somatosensory, nociceptive, and thermoceptive sensory systems
Describe the basic functions of the vestibular, proprioceptive, and kinesthetic sensory systems

Subject:
Social Science
Material Type:
Module
Provider:
Rice University
Provider Set:
OpenStax College
Date Added:
06/20/2018