Sensational Senses

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Which of the following is NOT traditionally considered one of the five human senses?

Balance

What is the process of gathering information about the world through the detection of stimuli called?

Sensation

What are sensory organs composed of?

Sensory cells

What relays sensory information to and from the brain and body?

Cranial and spinal nerves

What are sensation and perception fundamental to?

All of the above

True or false: Sensation and perception are only important for human cognition, behavior, and thought?

False

True or false: Non-human organisms have a greater variety and number of senses compared to humans?

True

True or false: Sense organs collect stimuli for transduction, which is the transformation of stimuli into a form that can be understood by the brain?

True

True or false: A sensory organ consists of a group of unrelated sensory cells that respond to a specific type of physical stimulus?

False

True or false: Cranial and spinal nerves relay sensory information to and from the brain and body?

True

Test your knowledge about the fascinating world of senses with this quiz! Discover how organisms gather information about the world through the detection of stimuli. Explore beyond the traditional five human senses and learn about the diverse senses used by non-human organisms.

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