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1

What are the (5) main functions of the NS?

Transduction
Transmission
Perception
Interpretation
Modulation

2

Processes whereby forces acting on the body are converted in to nerve impulses at the nerve endings

Transduction

3

Impulses carried from the receptor to the brain

Transmission

4

Process of experiencing a particular stimulus: visual, tactile, taste, etc.

Perception

5

Process of assigning a specific meaning to a stimulus

Interpretation

6

Process in which the sensory input is dampened

Modulation