Sensory Adaptation

Sensory Adaptation

By Simonbook - 11 Feb 2015 in Geeky 352

Sensory Adaptation

Neural adaptation or sensory adaptation is a change over time in the responsiveness of the sensory system to a constant stimulus. It is usually experienced as a change in the stimulus. For example, if one rests one's hand on a table, one immediately feels the table's surface on one's skin. Within a few seconds, however, one ceases to feel the table's surface. The sensory neurons stimulated by the table's surface respond immediately, but then respond less and less until they may not respond at all; this is an example of neural adaptation.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neural_adaptation

Try staring at your bills for a while.

Comment with Facebook...
More like this...