Answer discussion questions within two hours
Reflex versus memory
Like all creatures, we are born with certain reflexive motor behaviors that are necessary for survival. Our muscles and sensorimotor system also learn to do or respond to things over time, which is characterized as sensorimotor memory. Across the lifespan, do you think sensorimotor memory or reflexes are more important for our survival? Does the answer change when comparing different stages of life? Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts no later than Monday, Day 7.
Is the loss of sensory systems normal?
Modern medical science has allowed people who have been blind for their entire life to have their sight restored. When sight is restored do you think that these people will immediately see in the same way as someone who has never lost their sight? What components of the visual system would affect what the person sees in this situation and how they interpret it? Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts no later than Monday, Day 7.