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1

Thermoreceptors

Detect differences in temperature

2

Photoreceptors

Light,
Two kinds (rods and cones)

3

Nociceptors

Sense pain

4

Proprioceptors

Position of muscles/joints,
Type of mechanoreceptor

5

Mechanoreceptors

Touch

6

Baroreceptors

Pressure change (blood),
Type of mechanoreceptor

7

Chemoreceptors

Chemical

8

Tonic Receptors

Fire continually if present stimuli

9

Phasic Receptors

Unchanging stimuli,
Phase out,
Get used to

10

Special Senses

Gustation (taste),
Olfaction (smell),
Vision,
Hearing