Hole's Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology, 12th Edition (Shier)

Chapter 10: The Senses

Learning Outcomes

10.1 Introduction
1: Distinguish between general senses and special senses.

10.2 Receptors, Sensations, and Perception
2: Name five kinds of receptors, and explain their functions.
3: Explain how a sensation arises.

10.3 General Senses
4: Describe the receptors associated with the senses of touch, pressure, temperature, and pain.
5: Describe how the sense of pain is produced.

10.4 Special Senses
6: Identify the location of the receptors associated with the special senses.

10.5 Sense of Smell
7: Explain the relationship between the senses of smell and taste.
8: Explain the mechanism for smell.

10.6 Sense of Taste
9: Explain the mechanism for taste.

10.7 Sense of Hearing
10: Explain the function of each part of the ear.

10.8 Sense of Equilibrium
11: Distinguish between static and dynamic equilibrium.

10.9 Sense of Sight
12: Explain the function of each part of the eye.
13: Explain how the eye refracts light.
14: Describe the visual nerve pathway.

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