Chapter 8 – Sensory Systems

Learning Outcomes

8.1. Describe the general organization of the neurons within and outside of the central nervous system;

8.2. Summarize evolution of key brain features among animals; and,

8.3. Explain how olfactory, gustatory, equilibrium, auditory, and visual sensations are interpreted by animals with reference to signal processing and/or specific ion movements.

The content of this chapter was adapted from the Concepts of Biology-1st Canadian Edition open textbook by Charles Molnar and Jane Gair and Anatomy and Physiology open textbook.


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