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Study Questions #5 - Sensations

1. How do placebos help about 40-60% of people who suffer from motion sickness?

2. What would happen if touch receptors did not show adaptation?

3. Why do people often show disgust when offered a new but edible food?

4. Why are some drugs initially reported to be effective but later proven to be worthless?

5. Why can some individuals stand more pain than others?

6. Why is it so difficult to build an artificial eye or ear that duplicates the real one?

Topics in Psychology
Robert C. Gates