The Five Senses and Beyond: The Encyclopedia of Perception, 1st Edition

  • Jennifer L. Hellier
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  • ISBN-10: 1440834172
  • ISBN-13: 9781440834172
  • DDC: 152.103
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 480 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released January 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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Overview

How do our human senses work and help us interact with our surroundings, and what happens when these senses malfunction or are impaired? This book provides in-depth information that answers these questions and more.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction.
1: Accommodation.
2: Action Potential.
3: Adrenaline.
4: Afferent Tracts.
5: Age-Related Hearing Loss.
6: Ageusia.
7: Agnosia.
8: Amblyopia.
9: American Sign Language.
10: Americans With Disabilities Act.
11: Amygdala.
12: Anesthesia.
13: Anophthalmia.
14: Anosmia.
15: Assistive Technology.
16: Association for Chemoreception Sciences.
17: Astigmatism.
18: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.
19: Auditory Hallucinations.
20: Auditory Processing Disorder.
21: Auditory System.
22: Auditory-Tactile Synesthesia.
23: Auditory Threshold.
24: Aura.
25: Autonomic Nervous System.
26: Axel, Richard.
27: Axon.
28: Balance.
29: Baroreceptors.
30: Bartoshuk, Linda.
31: Bell’s Palsy.
32: Bietti’s Crystalline Dystrophy.
33: Bitter Sensation.
34: Blind Spot.
35: Blindness.
36: Blink Reflex.
37: Bowman’s Glands.
38: Braille.
39: Brain Anatomy.
40: Brainstem.
41: Brainstem Auditory Evoked Potentials.
42: Brodmann Areas.
43: Buck, Linda.
44: Burning Mouth Syndrome.
45: Carotid Body.
46: Cataracts.
47: Central Nervous System.
48: Cerebral Cortex.
49: Chemoreception.
50: Chorda Tympani Nerve.
51: Chromesthesia.
52: Chronoception.
53: Circadian Rhythm.
54: Circumvallate Papillae.
55: Cochlea.
56: Cochlear Implants.
57: Color Blindness.
58: Color Perception.
59: Cone Dystrophy.
60: Cones.
61: Congenital Insensitivity to Pain.
62: Consensual Pupillary Light Reflex.
63: Cranial Nerves.
64: Deafness.
65: Desensitization.
66: Diplopia.
67: Discriminative Touch.
68: Dizziness.
69: Doppler Effect.
70: Dysgeusia.
71: Dysosmia.
72: Ear Protection.
73: Emesis.
74: Entorhinal Cortex.
75: Excitation.
76: Exteroception.
77: Eye Protection.
78: Facial Nerve.
79: Fainting.
80: Familial Dysautonomia.
81: Fovea Centralis.
82: Free Nerve Endings.
83: Fungiform Papillae.
84: Ganglia.
85: Glossopharyngeal Nerve.
86: Golgi Tendon Organs.
87: G Proteins.
88: Grapheme-Color Synesthesia.
89: Heightened Senses.
90: Holmes-Adie Syndrome.
91: Homunculus.
92: Horner Syndrome.
93: Hubel, David H..
94: Hunger.
95: Hypergeusia.
96: Hyperopia.
97: Hypogeusia.
98: Inferior Colliculus.
99: Inferior Salivatory Nucleus.
100: Inhibition.
101: Interoception.
102: Interrelatedness of Taste and Smell.
103: Keller, Helen.
104: Klüver-Bucy Syndrome.
105: Lexical-Gustatory Synesthesia.
106: Limbic System.
107: Mechanoreceptors.
108: Meissner’s Corpuscles.
109: Melkersson-Rosenthal Syndrome.
110: Membrane Potential: Depolarization and Hyperpolarization.
111: Meniere’s Disease.
112: Merkel Cell.
113: Microphthalmia.
114: Mirror-Touch Synesthesia.
115: Misophonia.
116: Mobius Syndrome.
117: Mosquito Machine.
118: Motion Sickness.
119: Myasthenia Gravis.
120: Myopia.
121: National Organization for Rare Disorders.
122: Nausea.
123: Nerves.
124: Neurological Examination.
125: Neurologist.
126: Neuropil.
127: Nociception.
128: Nociceptors.
129: Noradrenaline.
130: Nystagmus.
131: Occipital Lobe.
132: Ocular Dominance Columns.
133: Odor Intensity Scale.
134: Odor Threshold.
135: Olfactory Bulb.
136: Olfactory Mucosa.
137: Olfactory Nerve.
138: Olfactory Reference Syndrome.
139: Olfactory Sensory Neurons.
140: Olfactory System.
141: Optic Nerve.
142: Optic Nerve Hypoplasia.
143: Orthostatic Hypotension.
144: Otoacoustic Emissions.
145: Otoliths.
146: Pacinian Corpuscles.
147: Paresthesia.
148: Parietal Lobe.
149: Perception.
150: Peripheral Nervous System.
151: Peripheral Neuropathy.
152: Phantom Pain.
153: Phantosmia.
154: Pheromones.
155: Pregnancy and Sense of Smell.
156: Presbyopia.
157: Primary Odors.
158: Proprioception.
159: Proprioception Deficit Disorders.
160: Ptosis.
161: Ramón y Cajal, Santiago.
162: Reflex.
163: Restless Legs Syndrome.
164: Retina.
165: Retinopathy.
166: Rods.
167: Saccades.
168: Saccule.
169: Sacks, Oliver Wolf.
170: Salty Sensation.
171: Satiety.
172: Seizures.
173: Semicircular Canals.
174: Senses of Animals.
175: Sensory Deprivation.
176: Sensory Receptors.
177: Society for Neuroscience.
178: Somatosensory Cortex.
179: Somatosensory System.
180: Sound Localization.
181: Sour Sensation.
182: Spatial Sequence Synesthesia.
183: Stereocilia.
184: Stereopsis.
185: Strabismus.
186: Sullivan, Anne.
187: Superior Colliculus.
188: Superior Salivatory Nucleus.
189: Supertaster.
190: Sweet Sensation.
191: Synesthesia.
192: Taste Aversion.