1. Which of the following sub-modalities is not processed by the somatosensory system?
- Head motion
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2. Which of the following is not true for rapidly adapting receptors and is true for ONLY slowly adapting receptors?
- It is part of a peripheral mechanism to inhibit sensory information so the brain is not overloaded
- The receptor encodes the duration and intensity of stimuli
- It characterised by a burst of action potentials which rapidly decays
- The receptor encodes the dynamic features of stimuli
3. What effect does an increase in intensity have on action potentials?
- It increases duration of the action potentials
- It increases the intensity of the action potential itself
- It increases the frequency of the action potentials
- It has no effect
4. Where are receptor fields smallest?
- Where the most discrimination is required
- Where the surface area of the skin is large
- Where the least discrimination is required
- Where the surface area of the skin is smal
5. Brodmann's areas 1 and 3b recieve information from where?
- Joint receptors
- Skin receptors
- Muscle receptors