The Senses. Chapter 29. Sensory Input. All senses trigger the same type of action potential The part of the brain that is activated discriminates between the types of stimuli The brain detects sensations and interprets them Action potentials from sensory receptors
Sensory adaptation, tendency of some sensory receptors to become less sensitive when stimulated repeatedly
Fewer action potentials which limits reactions to normal background stimuli
for infrared light
for sound waves
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