Receptors and Stimuli

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  • Receptors and Stimuli
    • Receptors are found in your sense organs, e.g the retina in the eye
    • A stimulus is a change in our internal or external enviroment
    • The receptor detects the stimulus and transduces it to form a nerve impulse
    • A response is the action taken by the body once a stimulus is detected e.g blinking
    • STIMULUS-RECEPTOR-SENSORY-CNS (relay)-MOTOR NEURONE-EFFECTOR-RESPONSE
  • A stimulus is a change in our internal or external enviroment
  • The receptor detects the stimulus and transduces it to form a nerve impulse

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