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sight
visual
hearing
auditory
touch
tactile
smell
olfactory
taste
gustatory
kinesthetic
sense that enables a person to be aware of the position and movement of body parts without seeing them.
Stereognosis
is a sense that allows a person to recognize an object's size, shape, and texture.
Three components of any sensory experience
reception, perception, and reaction
Reception begins with
stimulation of a nerve cell called a receptor, which us usually designed for only one type of stimulus, such as light, touch, or sound.
The actual perception or awareness of unique sensations depends on
the receiving region of the cerebral cortex, where specialized brain cells interpret the quality and nature of sensory stimuli.
A person's ____ _ ____ influences how well stimuli are perceived and interpreted
level of consciousness
Normal Hearing: The ear
transmits to the brain an accurate pattern of all sounds received from the environment, the relative intensity of these sounds, and the direction from which they originate
Normal Vision: The eye
Transmits to the brain an accurate pattern of light reflected from solid objects in the environment and transformed into color and hue
When a nerve impulse is created
it travels along pathways to the spinal cord or directly to the brain
Most common types of sensory alterations are
sensory deficits, sensory deprivation, and sensory overload