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C4 Sensation & Perception part 2

Kinesthesis knowing the position of the various parts of the body. Receptors in joints and muscles
Vestibular Equilibrium balance , semicircular canals
Kinesthetic receptors lie in the joints, indicating how much they are bending or in the muscles registering tautness or extension
Vestibular system Responds to gravity and keeps you informed of your body's location in space. Provides sense of balance or equilibrium
Semicircular canals make up the largest part of the vestibular system; these are fluid filled canals that contain hair cells similar to those in the basilar membrane.
Physical stimuli mechanical, thermal, and chemical energy impinging on the skin
Skin Has at least 6 types of sensory receptors which are routed through out the spinal column to the brainstorm.
Temperature Free nerve endings in the skin
Pain receptors also free nerve endings
Two pain pathways fast versus slow
Temperature is registered by free nerve endings in the skin that are specific for cold and warmth
Pain receptors are also mostly free nerve endings which transmit
Created by: Jlynn89