bio psych test 2 part 4

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  1. how does the inner ear convey sound to the auditory cortex?
    Inner hair cells -> cestibulocochlear nerve -> olive (bilaterally but mostly contraleteral) -> inferior colliculous -> medial geniculate north of the thalamus -> auditory cortex (temporal lobe)
  2. What are the two “streams” projecting from the auditory cortex? (dorsal stream)
    parietal lobe, for spatial location of sounds (where)
  3. What are the two “streams” projecting from the auditory cortex? (ventral stream)
    temporal lobe, for components of sound (what)
  4. What receptors do tastants use to signal cells?
    Inotropic (salty, sour) and metabotropic (sweet, bitter) receptors
  5. What are odornts
    Chemical senses that activate metabotropic receptors (cause enzyme activation which opens ionotropic receptor pores, with EPSP)
  6. Where is primary taste cortex?
    Somatosensory cortex/parietal lobe
  7. Where is primary smell cortex
    In the uncus
  8. What is vomeronasal system? What does it detect?
    Chemical signaling; pheromones

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bio psych test 2 part 4
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Biological Psychology test 2 chapter 9
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