Sensory Pathways

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1. The dorsal column and anterolateral system both have their second synapse with what?

  • Medulla
  • Lamina V cell
  • Primary somatic sensory cortex
  • VPL nucleus
  • VPM nucleus
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2. What mechanism do the centre/surround receptor fields exhibit? (These receptor fields are present in the dorsal column nuclei and thalamic neurones

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

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

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

4. Which Brodmann's area is not present in the primary somatic sensory cortex?

  • 3b
  • 4
  • 2
  • 3a
  • 1

5. The gracile nucleus conveys sensory information from the?

  • Lower limbs and lower trunk
  • Neck, upper limbs and upper trunk


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