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Skin sensations....

Pressure, warmth, cold, and pain

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Rubber-hand illusion

When a researcher simultaneously touches a volunteer's real and fake hands, the volunteer feels as though the seen fake hand is her own

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Kinesthesis

The system for sensing the position and movement of individual body parts

4

Vestibular sense

The sense of body movement and position, including the sense of balance

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People who can't feel pain....

Die before early adulthood

6

Nociceptors

Sensory receptors that detect hurtful temperatures, pressure, or chemical

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Gate-control theory

The theory that the spinal cord contains a neurological "gate" that blocks pain signals or allows them to pass on to the brain. The traveling up small nerve fibers and is closed by activity on larger fibers or by information coming from the brain

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Tinnitus

Phantom sounds

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We feel, see, hear, taste, and smell with our brain, which can sense....

Even without functioning senses

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We sometimes edit our....

Memories of pain

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We tend to experience more pain....

When other's also seem to be experiencing pain

12

Pain control clinic therapy includes....

Drugs, surgery, acupuncture, electrical stimulation, massage, exercise, hypnosis, relaxation training, and thought distraction

13

Taste's sensations include....

Sweet, sour, salty, bitter, and umami

14

As you get older the number of tastebuds....

Decrease

15

Smells can also change our perception of....

Taste

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Sensory interaction

The principle that one sense may influence another, as when the smell of food influences it's taste

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Synesthesia

One sort of sensation (such as producing sound) produces another (such as seeing color)

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Olfactory neurons bypass the...

Thalamus

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Smells are harder to....

Describe and recall

20

We have our own identifiable....

Chemical signature

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We can recognize long-forgotten odors and their....

Associated memories

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Senses include....

Touch, body position and movement, taste, and smell