TB3 Lecture 1; Key facts about sensory processing quiz!

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1. What is the most common mode of action in a transduction process?

  • To change ion concentrations via selective ion channels and change membrane potentials
  • The generation of an action, rather than graded potential
  • The generation of a graded, rather than action potential
  • To release sodium ions into the bloodstream
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2. From the nuclei, where next?

  • The cortex, first the primary sensory cortex and then to the appropriate cortex for the representation (e.g visual)
  • The cortex, first the somatosensory cortex and then to the appropriate cortex for the representation (e.g visual)
  • The primary visual cortex

3. Functional distinctions in layers correspond to...?

  • Anatomical differences
  • Functional differences
  • Lateral differences

4. Where are somatosensory areas mainly found?

  • Superior
  • Anterior
  • Lateral
  • Medial

5. What is a receptive field?

  • Always inhibitory and excitatory distinctions
  • The area of sensory tissue over which response of a cell can be influenced by a stimulus
  • The rate at which a neuron fires for a particular stimulus

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