The more superficial a receptor, the smaller its...
Superficial rapidly adapting mechanoreceptor found in hairy skin
Superficial slowly adapting mechanoreceptor found in hairy and glabrous skin
Superficial rapidly adapting mechanoreceptor found in glabrous skin
Deep rapidly adapting mechanoreceptor
Deep slowly adapting mechanoreceptor
The Pacinian corpuscle responds to vibrations of ___ Hz
The Ruffini corpuscle responds to vibrations of ___ Hz
dorsal root ganglion
All primary afferent fibres have their cell bodies here (except those of the head)
medulla, cerebellum, ventral horn
The three possible destinations of primary afferent fibres
Primary afferent fibres ascending to the medulla travel in the...
laminae 4 & 5 of dorsal horn
Primary afferent fibres ascending to the cerebellum enter the spinal cord here
laminae 8 & 9 of ventral horn
Primary afferent fibres involved in primary reflex circuits synapse here
Primary afferent fibres ascending to the cerebellum contribute to ascending...
Somatosensation information from the legs ascends to the medulla in the...
Somatosensation information from the arms ascends to the medulla in the...
This nucleus in the medulla receives information from below T6
This nucleus in the medulla receives information from above T6
After leaving the dorsal column nuclei, somatosensory fibres cross the midline in the...
The equivalent of the dorsal column nuclei for somatosensation from the head
Somatosensory fibres from the head enter the brain stem in the...
Somatosensory information enters this nucleus of the thalamus
The medial ventroposterior nucleus of the thalamus receives somatosensory info from the...
The lateral ventroposterior nucleus of the thalamus receives somatosensory info from the...
modulation of signal
The function of the ventroposterior nucleus of the thalamus
Somatosensory information from the thalamus primarily enters these areas of S1
The areas of posterior parietal cortex that S1 relays somatosensory information to
subclasses of receptor
In S1, cortical columns are processing info from different...
The main benefit of a labelled line code in the somatosensory pathways
accurate detection, localised response
The main benefits of somatotopy in the somatosensory pathways