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THE SENSES Hilgard morgan and Sartain explain that there are more than eight senses that we use to explore and learn about the world.Each of these senses has a specific sense organ within which are receptor cells or receiving mechanisms that are sensitive to certain stimuli in the environment. The Eye Is the organ of vision, is sometimes compared to a camera lens because it works roughly the same way as the latter which focuses images of objects at various distances o the film as it...

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 A sensory system consists of the five main senses: sight, hearing, smell, touch and taste. Each individual sense posses their own advantages and disadvantages, but all are crucial to a person’s survival. However, many individuals still take these natural gifts for granted. This is where the same question continues to surface; “if you had to give up one of your senses, which one would you select?” In other words, which sense could a person do best without? I think about this every single time...

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The senses

In psychology, sensation and perception are stages of processing of the senses in human and animal systems, such as vision, auditory, vestibular, and pain senses. Included in this topic is the study of illusions such as motion aftereffect, color constancy, auditory illusions, and depth perception. Sensation is the function of the low-level biochemical and neurological events that begin with the impinging of a stimulus upon the receptor cells of a sensory organ. It is the detection of the elementary...

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before we learned how to use language, reason, or emotions to further our knowledge, we used our senses. As toddlers we used our sight, smell, taste, touch, and hearing to make sense of our surroundings. The evolution of knowledge is mostly because of sense perception. The most primitive versions of ourselves, for example the cavemen, heavily survived off of sense perception alone. They knew by their senses that certain plants, animals, weather, etc. separated life and death. Now scientists and inventors...

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The Human Senses

Senses What are the human senses and how do they work? The human senses are faculties by which the human body perceives external stimulation. Humans have senses to help them experience the world around them. The five main senses are sight, hearing, taste, smell and touch. Each of these five senses consists of organs with a specialized structure that has receptors for specific stimulation. These receptors are linked to the nervous system and therefore the brain. Sight Sight is the sense...

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Sense of Perception

Sense Perception Our five senses are important sources of knowledge that actively structure our knowledge about the world rather than passively reflect reality. They are ‘the gates and windows’ of the mind that controls communication between the outside world, and ourselves presenting us with different variety of the world. Using our senses to be aware of things is defined as our Perception. We do not realize that perception plays a bigger role than what it may seem, playing a more active process...

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Human Senses

Our senses enable us to make sense of the world around us; they make our environment enjoyable by stimulating our desire to eat giving the body the vital nutrients it needs. They can also alert us to a fire before we see the flames, detect dangerous fumes and smell and taste rotten foods. Out of the five senses, it seems like taste is one of the simplest. There are no cones; rods or lenses, there are no tympanic membranes or miniscule bones. Our sense of smell in responsible for about 80% of...

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5 Senses

The five senses are an important area for students to learn about because it is a topic and an area that affects all of us. “A learning strategy is a series of steps that can be repeated over and over to solve a problem or to complete a task” (Echevarria). This will be a weeklong lesson plan over the five senses using different learning strategies for the students to use in order to receive and understand as much information as possible. Students will learn one sense a day. “Aristotle (384 BC...

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Sense Organs

Sense Organs The General Senses Sensory receptors n monitor external or internal conditions. Simplest are free nerve endings. -Temperature - pain -touch -pressure -vibration Receptors throughout the body •Special senses nSmell ntaste nvision nbalance nhearing nReceptors located in sense organs (e.g., ear, eye). EYES nAccessory Structures of the Eye qEyelids (palpebra) and glands qSuperficial epithelium of eye nConjunctiva qLacrimal apparatus nTear production and removal ...

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The Five Senses

Neuroscience: The Five Senses Brandt 2 Table of Contents: Introduction: …………………………….3 Sense 1: Taste……………………………3-4 Sense 2: Smell…………………………...4-6 Sense 3: Sight……………………………6-7 Sense 4: Hearing…………………………7-9 Sense 5: Touch…………………………..9-11 Conclusion: ……………………………...11 Brandt 3 Neuroscience is the study of the nervous system and anything that is involved with the nervous system. They are many different areas in the field if neuroscience. Neuroscience deals with the five senses, anything connected...

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