sensory system


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sensory system the body's system of sense organs
    • n sensory system a particular sense
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In literature:

I seem to have worn my sensory system outside instead of inside my skin this evening.
"The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne" by William J. Locke
"Philosophy of Osteopathy" by Andrew T. Still
The hypnotic state is a partial sleep, then, of the motor side of the nervous system and of portions of the sensory nervous system.
"Essays In Pastoral Medicine" by Austin ÓMalley
Man, with the peripheral sensory system, gathers various stimuli from his environment.
"The Montessori Method" by Maria Montessori
The nervous system, both on the sensory and motor side, suffers very generally in all conditions of insanity.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 5" by Various

In news:

Vision is the most important sensory system for birds, and avian vision is the most highly developed among vertebrates — animals that have a backbone or spinal column, including humans.
Silicone System for Stability, Functionality and Sensory.
"When I used a calibrated series of fibers to touch or tickle the, I found that they were responsive to forces finer than our own fingertips - a sensory system widely studied for its own sensitivity ," said Leitch, in a statement.
DuPont's Pioneer, Plant Sensory Systems share nitrogen use traits.
DuPont's Pioneer Hi-Bred will work with Plant Sensory Systems to develop traits for more efficient use of nitrogen in hybrids.
Westlake, Ohio, earlier this week announced that it has signed a license and distribution agreement with Greensboro, N.C.–based Sensory Analytics, a leading developer of innovative coating measurement systems.
Scientists from the Nestle Research Center in Lausanne, Switzerland, used a gel model system to understand how different sensory attributes combine to produce a refreshing sensation.

In science:

One finds ample support for this in an analysis of the sensory organs, the operation of which is quantized at levels varying from the reception of individual photons by the retina [6,7] to thousands of phonon quanta in the auditory system .
Quantum Computation in Brain Microtubules? Decoherence and Biological Feasibility
Finally, oscillating instabilities can play an important role in sensory systems. A lot of evidence points to an active system involved in the detection of sound by the ear [27, 29, 30, 31].
Mechanical oscillations at the cellular scale
Complete functional characterization of sensory neurons by system identification.
Improved Volterra Kernel Methods with Applications to the Visual System
In flocking behavior of real animals, more factors such as dif ferent sensory systems should be considered.
Soft Control on Collective Behavior of a Group of Autonomous Agents by a Shill Agent
Namely, we suggest that a thinking system should work as a machine, that adjusts its architecture in response both to sensory input, and to the processes inside itself in an analogue (i.e. nonalgorithmic) way.
"Memory foam" approach to unsupervised learning