2014 Sensory Physiology

General Principles Question 5

  1. Adaptation to a sensory stimulus produces a: Answer

    1. diminished sensation when other types of sensory stimuli are withdrawn.

    2. more intense sensation when a given stimulus is applied repeatedly.

    3. sensation localized to the hand when the nerves of the brachial plexus are stimulated.

    4. diminished sensation when a stimulus is applied constantly.

    5. decreased firing rate in a sensory nerve when one’s attention is directed to another matter.

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