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Psychology Chapter 6 Quiz 2

the sense or act of hearing
number of complete waveslengths that pass a point in a given time
a tone's experienced highness or lowness, depends on frequency
Gate-Control Theory
the theory that the spinal cord contains a neurological gate that blocks pain signals or allows them to pass on to the brain
Sensory Interaction
principle that one sense may influence another, food influences taste
Olfactory Receptors
respond selectively and alert brain through axon fibers; sense of smell
the system for sensing the position and movement of individual body parts
Vestibular Sense
the sense of body movement and position, including sense of balance