AP Psych

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cat.zpr
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119761
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AP Psych
Updated:
2011-11-30 01:45:56
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Olfactory sensation
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smell
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  1. What kind of sense?
    Chemical
  2. Mucus membrane
    • collects chemicals from top of nostril
    • must be moist
    • part 1
  3. Receptor Cells
    • collects chemicals 100 different types
    • tentacle thingies
    • part 2
  4. Olfactory bulb
    • gathers info from receptor cells
    • the bulblike thing
    • part 3
  5. Olfactory cell
    • sends info to the brain
    • Transduction happaens here
    • part 4
  6. Amygdala
    • emotional impulses
    • why smells so easily stimulate emotional memory--they skip the thalamus and go straight here
    • part 5
  7. Hyppocampus
    • memory
    • part 6
  8. What parts of the brain?
    • temporal lobe
    • frontal lobe
  9. Transduciton
    • the process of turning sensory information into neural impulses
    • here, it takes place in the olfactory cell

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