What are examples of sensory neurons?


What are examples of sensory neurons?


Neurons are the cells that make up our nervous system, including the brain, spinal cord, and peripheral nerves. Neurons are usually classified as afferent neurons, those that send messages to the brain, and efferent neurons, those receiving messages from the brain. Sensory neurons are always afferent neurons while motor neurons, the ones telling our muscles to move, are efferent neurons.

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The easiest place to find sensory neurons are in the parts of the body associated with the five senses of smell, taste, touch, sound, and sight. On...

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