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A general theory of sensation and of nervous activity

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The Journal , [New Haven, CT]
Sensation, physi
Statementby Benjamin Moore
ContributionsRoyal College of Surgeons of England
The Physical Object
Pagination14 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26251629M

This text concludes with some general principles and theoretical investigations relating to units that make up a nervous system, through a sensory pathway and central structures.

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In general, and not unnaturally, need must be expressed for action to be taken, and the expression must be conveyed to those in a position to act. Concerning Electrical Signs of Nervous Activity by Joseph Erlanger and Herbert S.

Gasser, one in a series of Johnson Foundation Lectures established by Detlev W. Bronk, this need has been expressed a. Nociception, then, is the response of the nervous system to painful stimulation.

When the nociceptors detect a nociceptive stimulus, they send a message to the spinal cord. A famous theory concerning how pain works is called the Gate Control Theory devised by Patrick Wall and Ronald Melzack in This theory states that pain is a function of. Every thought, action, and sensation reflext its activity.

The structures of the nervous system are described in terms of 2 principal divisions-the central nervous system (CNS) and the peripheral nervous system (PNS). The CNS (brain and spinal cord) interprets incoming sensory information and issues instructions based on past experience.

Frequency theory (also called temporal theory) suggests an alternative: the brain reads pitch by monitoring the frequency of neural impulses traveling up the auditory nerve. The whole basilar membrane vibrates with the incoming sound wave, triggering neural impulses to.

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Activity Theory, 3. Marxism ISBN CC-SA (Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike ) general theory of the evolution of the psyche, completing his experi- of sensitivity as a capacity for elementary sensation, which he had developed in The hypothesis was originally formulated in several papers in.

The nervous system is broken down into two major systems: Central Nervous System and Peripheral Nervous System. We’ll discuss the Central Nervous System first. The Central Nervous System consists of the brain and the spinal cord.

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The Young-Helmholtz trichromatic theory of vision states that there are three types of cones with each being sensitive to a different wavelength of light. To account for the sensation of colors others than red, green and blue, the Trichromatic theory proposes that certain wavelengths of light cause the simultaneous firing of multiple neurons.

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Sensation refers to the process of sensing our environment through touch, taste, sight, sound, and smell. Whereas Perception is the way we interpret these sensations and therefore make sense of everything around us.

Understanding these two concepts is important in psychology. Test out how well you understand it by taking the test below in preparation for the exam focusing on basic. Biological basis of behavior: The nervous system. Practice: Nervous system questions. This is the currently selected item.

Structure of the nervous system. Functions of the nervous system. Motor unit. Peripheral somatosensation. Muscle stretch reflex. Autonomic nervous system. Gray and white matter. Upper motor neurons. Visit our online store to order juvenile fiction, concepts, senses & sensation in bulk.

Wholesale prices. Order min. 25 copies. Free Shipping & Price Match Guarantee. Pattern theory: Goldscheider [] • Proposes that pain is generated by non specified receptor. • Pain sensation depends upon the spatio-temporal pattern of nerve impulses reaching the brain. • Pain,warmth,cold--codes of neural activity evoked from the skin by changes in its environment • Nerve impulse entering CNS –Diff.

3. Identify the two major groups of nervous system organs. General Functions of the Nervous System (p. ) 4. List the functions of sensory receptors. Describe how the nervous system responds to stimuli. Description ofCeHs of the Nervous System (p. ) 6. Describe the parts of a neuron.

The theory of ASI® includes the constructs of sensory modu-lation and sensory discrimination. Both are typical processes that develop in the human nervous system and are encom-passed under the umbrella of sensory integration abilities.

Modulation refers to the child’s ability to grade responses. 3 Reflex Arc Components of a Reflex Arc A. Receptor - reacts to a stimulus B. Afferent pathway (sensory neuron) - conducts impulses to the CNS C. Interneuron - consists of one or more synapses in the CNS (most are in the spine) D.

Efferent pathway (motor neuron) conducts impulses from CNS to effector. Effector - muscle fibers (as in the Hamstring muscle) or glands responds by contracting or. The brain processes the impulse as an unpleasant sensation (8). Nervous Systemis the seat of all mental activity (consciousness, memory and thinking)maintain homeostasisdetect, interpret and respond to change in the internal and external conditionsone of the major regulating and coordinating systems of the body.

The James–Lange theory is a hypothesis on the origin and nature of emotions and is one of the earliest theories of emotion within modern psychology. It was developed independently by two 19th-century scholars, William James and Carl basic premise of the theory is that physiological arousal instigates the experience of emotion.

Instead of feeling an emotion and subsequent. SPECIFICITY THEORY OF PAIN. The Specificity Theory refers to the presence of dedicated pathways for each somatosensory modality.

The fundamental tenet of the Specificity Theory is that each modality has a specific receptor and associated sensory fiber (primary afferent) that is sensitive to one specific stimulus (Dubner et al. ).For instance, the model proposes that non-noxious.

Hypnosis is a human condition involving focused attention, reduced peripheral awareness, and an enhanced capacity to respond to suggestion.

There are competing theories explaining hypnosis and related phenomena. Altered state theories see hypnosis as an altered state of mind or trance, marked by a level of awareness different from the ordinary state of consciousness.

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Ivan Pavlov established that the features of higher nervous activity are determined by different correlations of excitation and inhibition. () became a world sensation, Maria.

This theory postulates that the representation of the body in the nervous system is being constantly modified by sensory inputs, creating a neurosignature. After the removal of a body part, the persistence of the neuromatrix creates painless sensations on the phantom limb, while pain comes from an abnormal reorganisation within the neuromatrix.

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Order min. 25 copies. Free Shipping & Price Match Guarantee.The nervous system receives input through an array of sense organs (for example, the eye, ear, or nose) and transforms the information into neural processes through a procedure called sensation.

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