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Ability to identify objects with absence of vision

Stereognosis

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Non special tract that conducts sensation

GSA

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Exteroceptor: outside of the body; ____________: inside the body

Interoceptors

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Slow adapting, non encapsulated

Merkel's disc

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Encapsulated, detects light touch, 2 pt discrimination

Meissner's corpuscles

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Responds to muscle stretch, loc. in tendons

Golgi tendon organ

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For fine tuning movts and maintains muscle tone

Neuromuscular spindles

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Ventral thalamus

Subthalamus

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Part of the VP complex that relays sensation from the face

Ventral posteromedial VPM

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___ is the process in which a stimulus for which a receptor is specialized is transformed by the receptor membrane into a receptor potential

Transduction

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This theory states that different receptors detect each different quality of sensation

Doctrine of specific nerve energies

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This theory states that separate neural channels carry information from the specific receptors to the place in the brain by which is the site of sensation

Labeled line principle

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The ___ divides the thalamus into three unequal parts

Internal medullary lamina