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2. As the sensory pathways ascend, the receptor fields of the neurones become...?

  • More complex and larger
  • Less complex and smaller
  • Less complex and larger
  • More complex and smaller

3. What information does the dorsal column system NOT convey?

  • Pain
  • Vibration
  • Fine (discriminative) touch
  • Proprioception

4. What mechanism do the centre/surround receptor fields exhibit? (These receptor fields are present in the dorsal column nuclei and thalamic neurones

  • Lateral Inhibition
  • Medial Inhibtion
  • Lateral Excitation
  • Medial Excitation

5. Which of these is not a type of organisation present in the primary somatic sensory cortex?

  • Lateral Organisation
  • Columnar Organisation
  • Somatotopic Organisation
  • Modality Organisation

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