Browsing by Subject "sensory organs"

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  • The Ageing Eye 

    Ayliffe, W. (William) (Gresham College, 2014-03)
    As the eye ages, profound structural changes occur, leading to visual impairment and even blindness. Exciting discoveries in biological science and surgery are opening up possible new treatments for these common conditions. ...

  • Animal Eyes 

    Ayliffe, W. (William) (Gresham College, 2014-03)
    How does my dog see? Do eagles have better vision than humans? This homocentric view of vision with its associated mythology is explored in this review of survival strategies used by various animals in their environments. ...

  • Biochemistry of vision 

    Gupta, P. D. (National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources (NISCAIR), 2014-06)
    Vision ; Functional aspect of the human eyes ; Rod vision ; Cone vision ; Signal transduction; Night blindness ; Eyes need Vitamin A ; Vitamin A deficiency ; Molecular biology of night blindness;

  • Defects of Vision 

    Not available (National Council Of Educational Research And Training (NCERT), 2014-04)
    This document explain the concept and types of Defects of Vision. The vision becomes blurred due to the refractive defects of the eye.There are mainly three common refractive defects of vision. These are (i) myopia or ...

  • Ear, Nose and Throat Tutorial 

    Copley, G. (Graeme) (University of Cape Town, 2010)
    Video for medical students demonstrating equipment and techniques for examining the ear, nose and throat, as well as head and neck.

  • The Evolution of Vision 

    Ayliffe, W. (William) (Gresham College, 2014-03)
    Did the eye evolve and, if so, how? Creationists and evolutionary biologists have argued over this controversy since Darwin published On the Origin of Species in 1859. About 830 million years ago, in the Cambrian period, ...

  • Eye on the Future: How can modern scientific knowledge help to prevent blindness 

    Ayliffe, W. (William) (Gresham College, 2014-03)
    Gene therapy, stem cells antibodies, RNA interference and nanotechnology have all been investigated as potential treatments for a variety of eye diseases. Some of these have already entered clinical use whilst others ...

  • From sound to meaning: hearing, speech and language 

    Unknown author (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    Human communication is vastly more complex than that of any other species we know about. It is so complex that linguists are only just beginning to identify the processes in the brain that are related to understanding ...

  • Hearing 

    Not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    Hearing is a familiar and important human sense that is a topic naturally of interest to those who are curious about human biology. This unit will enable you to relate what you read to your own sensory experiences – and ...

  • Neural Control and Coordination 

    Mohan, A. (Aruna) (National Council Of Educational Research And Training (NCERT), 2014-04)
    Eye , Ear, CNS (Central Neural System)

  • Sensory Systems 

    Haslwanter, T. (Thomas); Slater, A. G. (Aleksander George); Sliwa, P. J. (Piotr Jozef); Cheng, Q. (Qian); Wettstein, S. (Salomon); Simmler, P. (Philipp); Gander, R. (Renate); Lee, G. (Gerick); Michel, G. (Gabriela); O'Connor, P. (Peter); Biyani, N. (Nikhil); Buerki, M. (Mathias); Sun, J. (Jianwen); Göldi, M. (Maurice); Jativa, S. (Sofia); Diether, S. (Salomon); Moncada-Torres, A. (Arturo); Goolaub, D. S. (Datta Singh) (Wikibooks, 2014-03)
    Introduction; Simulating Neural Systems; Visual System; Auditory System; Vestibular System; Somatosensory System; Olfactory System; Gustatory System; Sensory Systems in Non-primates;

  • The Window on the Soul 

    Ayliffe, W. (William) (Gresham College, 2014-03)
    Vision is the dominant sense through which sighted people have developed our culture. It requires enormous computational power: over half of the human brain is assigned to create vision from the electrical impulses generated ...