Senses

Marieb:  Chapter 15, pg 548-589.
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Vision:
Identify the accessory eye structures, the tunics, the optical components and the neural components of the eye.
Describe the functions of the accessory structures of the eye.
Explain the process of light and dark adaptation.
Trace the path of light as it passes through the eye to the retina and the path of nerve impulses from the retina to various parts of the brain.
Describe the structure of the retina and the cells that compose it.
Describe how light activates photoreceptors.
Explain how the optical system of the eye creates an image on the retina
Compare and contrast the function of rods and cones in vision.
Relate changes in the anatomy of the eye to changes in vision.
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        Label the parts of the eye here and here.

Olfaction:
Identify the location of olfactory receptors.
Explain how odorants activate olfactory receptors.
Describe the path of nerve impulses from the olfactory receptors to various parts of the brain.
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Gustation:
Identify the location and structure of taste buds.
Explain how dissolved chemicals activate gustatory receptors.
Describe the path of nerve impulses from the gustatory receptors to various parts of the brain.
Describe the five primary taste sensations.
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        Sense of Taste

Audition and  Equilibrioception:
Identify the hearing structures of the outer, middle and inner ear.
Describe how the various structures of the outer, middle and inner ear function in hearing.
Describe the sound conduction pathway from the auricle to the fluids of the inner ear and the path of nerve impulses from the spiral organ to various parts of the brain.
Explain how the structures of the ear enable differentiation of pitch and loudness of sounds.
Describe the role of the auditory tube in drainage and equalization of pressure in the middle ear.
Distinguish between static and dynamic equilibrium.
Describe the structure of the maculae and their function in static equilibrium.
Describe the structure of the crista ampullaris and its function in dynamic equilibrium
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        Label the parts of the ear here and here.
       
   

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