Sensory Processes

Review Questions

Where does perception occur?

  1. spinal cord
  2. cerebral cortex
  3. receptors
  4. thalamus

Hint:

B

If a person’s cold receptors no longer convert cold stimuli into sensory signals, that person has a problem with the process of ________.

  1. reception
  2. transmission
  3. perception
  4. transduction

Hint:

D

After somatosensory transduction, the sensory signal travels through the brain as a(n) _____ signal.

  1. electrical
  2. pressure
  3. optical
  4. thermal

Hint:

A

Many people experience motion sickness while traveling in a car. This sensation results from contradictory inputs arising from which senses?

  1. Proprioception and Kinesthesia
  2. Somatosensation and Equilibrium
  3. Gustation and Vibration
  4. Vision and Vestibular System

Hint:

D