The Senses: Other Senses
Equilibrium and Orientation (balance):

What function do the semi-circular canals serve?  How do they "sense" their environment?
 
 

Why are they arranged/configured in three tubes as such?
 
 
 

Touch and Pain:

How many different sensations of touch are there?
 
 

What is bradykinin and what purpose does it serve?
 
 

In order, what are the five parts of your body most sensitive to touch?
 
 
 

Gustation (taste):

What are taste buds?  Where are they located?
 
 

What are the main groups of "tastes" you can sense?  Diagram a tongue with the relative patterns of highest sensitivity indicated.
 
 
 


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