" As in the visual system, where neighborhood relationships in the retina are preserved as retinotopic maps in early areas of visual cortex, the sensory receptor surface predetermines the function of a sensory system, and topographic maps are a hallmark of sensory systems. Because pitch is to a large extent determined by the fundamental frequency of a complex harmonic tone, tonotopy forms also the basis for the “place theory” of pitch perception. ..." – By Josef P. Rauschecker
"Everything a person swallows must pass a final chemical analysis by the sensory systems of the mouth; of these, the gustatory system is cardinal. What is swallowed can be detrimental or even fatal either immediately or after a lifetime of ingestion and what is also not swallowed can lead to adverse health conditions. ..." – By Alan C. Spector and Susan P. Travers
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