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Balance
-vestibular apparatus: chambers and canals full of fluid in inner ear that are responsible for the position and movement of the head
-semicircular canal and vestibule
-when head moves the fluid canal lags, causes capula to bend hair cells and stimulate them
Motion Sickness
caused by mismatch sensory input from vestibular apparatus and eyes
Seasickness
vestibular apparatus tells the brain your head is rocking back and forth
Smell
resides in a small patch of tissue in the roof of each nasal cavity
How do we smell?
1. odor detected in nasal cavity
2. dissolves in the mucus
3. binds to receptors
4. if threshold is reached, message is carried to the 2 olfactory bulbs of the brain