After reading this chapter, you will be able to:
- Identify the receptors involved in each type of skin sensation.
- Describe the methods by which the brain gets information about the body and the environment.
- Illustrate how the cortical areas for sensation correspond to portions of the body.
- Assess the mechanisms by which pain is generated.
- Summarize the brain structures involved in the production of movement.
- Predict how movement is impaired in specific movement disorders.