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Sensory and Motor

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the conversion of a physical or chemical stimulus to a change in the membrane potential of a sensory recpetorsensory transduction
the change in membrane potentialreceptor potential
constructions such as colors, smells, sounds, and tastes that are formed in the brain and do not exist outside itperception
the strengthening of a sensory signal during trasnductionamplification
a decrease of receptors in responsivenesssensory adaptation
sense physical deformation caused by forms of mechanical energymechanoreceptors
include both general and specific receptors relating to solute concentration and response to individual moleculeschemoreceptors
detect form of electromagnetic energy such as light, electricity, and magnetismelectromagnetic receptors
detect heat and coldthermoreceptors
respond to excess heat, pressure, or specific classes of chemicalsnociceptors
allows sensing of orientation with respect to gravitystatocysts
tastegustation
smellolfaction
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