Sensory systems; Research

Sensory systems
Sensory systems

Sensory systems.

Answer each question with at least 70 words.

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• 1.Jeremy grew up in an area where the land was flat.

Sally grew up a large city with tall buildings. How may their depth perception be different?

How does this illustrate the concepts of object recognition and visual perception?

• 2. Yes, the next two weeks have a lot of reading.

So maybe reading is not the best way to learn this material?

Perhaps you should consider another approach.

Think of learning in Weeks 3 and 4 as a “research project” with the assignments being the product of that research.

Would this change your approach?

• 3. Describe The sensory systems and how we hear the things we hear.

• 4. Describe the biological process of our movements.

• 5. Class, Is every part of our brain “critical”? What is the special important of certain areas like the thalamus? What is the special important of certain primary pathways to sensory impute?

• 6. Give Examples of previous Question

• 7. There are two major pathways of sensory data into our brains. What are they?

• 8. Regarding the previous question, how does the information get to the thalamus?

Biotechnology; Chapter 3 Discussion




Could the Gram stain be used to diagnose the flu?Why or why not?

Biotechnology companies have engineered hundreds of different types of mice, rats, pigs, goats, cattle, and rabbits to have genetic diseases similar to diseases of humans or to synthesize drugs and other biochemical products.

They have patented these animals and are selling them to researchers for study and experimentation.

Comment on the benefits, safety, and ethics of creating new animals just for experimentation.

Natural Selection and Mutation; Health Issues

Natural Selection.

Natural Selection
Natural Selection

In Unit IV you have learned about natural selection and mutation relative to health issues like TB and head lice.

Take the same concepts and apply them to pesticide and herbicide use in farming.

Explain what the potential consequences are for the pests, humans and the environment.