1. Which of the following is not true for rapidly adapting receptors and is true for ONLY slowly adapting receptors?
- The receptor encodes the duration and intensity of stimuli
- It is part of a peripheral mechanism to inhibit sensory information so the brain is not overloaded
- The receptor encodes the dynamic features of stimuli
- It characterised by a burst of action potentials which rapidly decays
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2. Which of the muscle and joint mechanoreceptors is responsible for the detection of joint position and movement?
- Muscle spindle secondary
- Joint capsule
- Muscle spindle primary
- Golgi tendon organ
3. Where is the VPL nucleus located?
- Cerebral Cortex
- Spinal cord
4. Which Brodmann's area is not present in the primary somatic sensory cortex?
5. How is the modality of a stimuli represented by the electrical 'code' generated by the peripheral receptors in response to a stimuli?
- By the localised area in which the receptor can be activated
- By different types of sensory receptor and different sensory pathways
- By the duration of the action potential
- By the mean frequency of action potentials
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