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What 3 receptors are included in touch senses?
Pressure receptor
Pain receptor
Temperature receptor
What are the 2 most frequently used tactile displays stimuli?
Mechanical vibration
Electric impulse
Where is tactile sensitivity highest?
Lips and Fingers
Explain tactile acuity
Tactile acuity is the ability to distinguish the difference from one pointed touch and two pointed touch. Often directly relates to sensitivity.
How does tactile acuity relate to Braille?
Braille must be spaced so that it matches acuity, and blind person can identify dots
How do absolute identification and relative identification relate when referring to sense of smell?
Sense of smell is not so good at absolute identification, but very sensitive to relative comparison of smells.
Name a couple typical olfactory displays.
Mine safety systems (stench system)
Natural gas odorized for safety
Human pheromone "cheap date" product
Scratch and sniff products
What sense provides primary information about posture, balance, and movement of the body?
Vestibular sense
What does the vestibular sense do
Provides info about posture, balance, and movement of the body
What causes motion sickness?
Disagreement between eyes and vestibular system.