Effects of Aging on the Sensory System Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How does advancing age affect the senses of smell and taste?

Question 2 2. The _____ cortex deals with information coming into the brain about our environment.

Question 3 3. Where are mechanoreceptors found?

Question 4 4. As we age, our nerve cells become reduced in _____ and _____.

Question 5 5. What is the snail-shell shaped organ responsible for hearing?

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Question 6 6. What are floaters?

Question 7 7. Skills that relate to our relationship with the environment are collectively called:

Question 8 8. The cells that transmit messages to and from the brain are called _____ cells.

Question 9 9. The nose and tongue depend on _____ to obtain information about the world.

Question 10 10. Why is the primary sensory cortex important?

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Question 11 11. Without sensation, a brain will _____.

Question 12 12. Why is motor output so important?

Question 13 13. What kind of cells are receptors?

Question 14 14. The vestibular organ is part of the _____.

Question 15 15. Which part of the brain acts like a switchboard that sends signals from one part of the brain to another?

Effects of Aging on the Sensory System Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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