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Correct: The vestibular system can only detect changes in direction or speed. Constant motion, therefore, is not detected by the vestibular system.
Which of the following is not a type of motion that is easily detected by the vestibular system?
a. constant motion
b. different direction in motion
c. initiation of motion
d. accelerating motion
d
Correct: The sense receptors for the vestibular sense are housed in the semicircular canals, as well as the vestibular sacs within the inner ear.
The receptors that detect movement and provide information about orientation in space are located in
a. the outer ear.
b. the Merkel’s disks.
c. the middle ear.
d. the inner ear.
d
Correct: The sense receptors for the vestibular sense are housed in the semicircular canals, as well as the vestibular sacs within the inner ear.
What structures contain the receptors for the vestibular sense?
a. the cochlea and the semicircular canals
b. the cochlea and the vestibular sacs
c. the muscles, ligaments, and joints
d. the semicircular canals and the vestibular sacs
a
Correct: When we demonstrate problems knowing where we are in space or with our balance, as well as in what direction and how quickly we are moving, we are considered to be struggling with our vestibular sense.
Terry cannot get her balance, nor move in a coordinated way. She may have problems with her
a. vestibular sense.
b. olfactory sense.
c. gustatory sense.
d. tactile sense.
c
Correct: When we demonstrate awareness of where we are in space, as well as in what direction and how quickly we are moving, we demonstrate our vestibular sense.
Which of your senses provide information about body position, movement, and acceleration?
a. gustatory
b. haptic
c. vestibular
d. kinesthetic