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using the sense of touch
- ex: petting a dog
- feel fur
- wet nose
- realize it's a dog
a condition in which there is a tendency to react negatively and emotionally to touch sensations. tactile sensations cause excessive emotional reactions, hyperactivity or other behavioral problems.
the sensation from the muscles and joints that tells brain when and how the muscles are contratcing or stretching, or being pulled or compressed. This enables thebrain to know where each part ofthe body is and how it is moving.
receptors in muscles, ligaments, andtendons that react to s tretching and contraction to relay feedback information.
pertaining to the inner ear receptors, the semicircular canals and otolith organs, that detect head position and movement as well as gravity
ex: when the body moves, the head adjusts back to balance
the process responsible for the reception and cognition of visual stimuli
ex: looking at an apple and recognizing the color, size, shape
the ability to match exact objects
i.e. same vs. different
the process of hearing plays a significant role in the infants awareness of environment
ex: hearing sound of bird chirping and reelating to a bird
the sense of taste
ex: ability to distinguish the difference in sweet (sugar) and sour (lemon)
sense of smell
ex: the smell of a lemon