This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Proprioceptionappears in non-fiction - Discovered in the 1890s by Sherrington, this is regarded as a hidden or "sixth" sense. It monitors the movable parts of our body--muscles, limbs, tendons, joints--in an unconscious way. People are usually not aware of it until they loose a limb and experience phantom pain or sensations.
Retrograde Amnesiaappears in non-fiction - This type of disorder basically erases a part, small or large, of a person's life. In the case of Jimmie G., he is unable to remember anything that happened after 1945. He lives in a world...
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