2014 Sensory Physiology

General Principles Question 3

  1. Identify the best example of pattern theory. Answer

    1. Applying pressure to photoreceptors results in the perception of light.
    2. Both head position and sound are detected in the inner ear.
    3. An individual chemical odor is encoded by changes in the responses of multiple receptor cells.
    4. There are three different cone photoreceptors:  red, green and blue.
    5. Illusions exist in every sensory system.

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