TOPIC A: Our fingertips and our lips are the most sensitive parts of our bodies; relatively large amounts of the primary somatosensory cortex are devoted to analyzing information from these parts of the body. Explain why these areas are most sensitive.
TOPIC B: Describe a time when you experienced "gate-control" of the experience of pain.
TOPIC C: React to the fact that, as we damage the cilia in our ears, we lose the ability to hear in those ranges. Have you been good to your hearing? Have you noticed changes in your ability to hear certain sounds?