Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Haney AP C10.2

How many categories of receptors are there? 5
These are stimulated by changes in chemical concentration of substances. Chemoreceptors
Pain receptors are stimulated by what? tissue damage
Receptors that are stimulated by temperature change are called what? Thermoreceptors
Mechanoreceptors are stimulated by what? Changes in pressure or movement
What are stimulated by light energy? photoreceptors
When the brain becomes aware of ensory impulses what occurs? a sensation
When the brain interprets sensory impulses it is called what? Perception
The sensation is determined by what_____ _______ receives the impulse. brain region
What allows a person to pinpoint the region of stimulation? (eyes seem to see and ears seem to hear) Projection
The ability to ignore unimportant stimuli is called what? sensory adaptation
Receptors becoming unresponsive is called what? Peripheral adaptation
Inhibition along the central nervous system pathways leading to the sensory regions of the cerebral cortex is caled what? Central adaptation
Created by: mhtgroup



Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards