Learning outcomes

Learning outcomes for each chapter have been provided to help keep track of the key concepts you need to master in each chapter.

1. Identify the five special senses and three general senses

2. Explain the structure of the special sense organs in relation to their function and describe the nervous pathways by which information is transmitted to the central nervous system

3. Relate types of sensory receptors to their function and the nervous pathways they take to the central nervous system