Usage examples for sensory

  1. It is advisable in the more favorable cases to cut the sensory nerves of the foot. – Common Diseases of Farm Animals by R. A. Craig, D. V. M.
  2. Something to do with suspended animation, with contra- terrene matter, with teleportation, something about latent extra- sensory powers in everyone, about the ability to break down an object- or a creature or a man- to its component atoms, to reverse- that's the word, reverse- those atoms and send them spinning off into space as contra- terrene matter. – Voyage To Eternity by Milton Lesser
  3. The motor one it is that asks a great many questions and seems to learn little from the answers; while the sensory one learns simply from hearing the questions of the other and the answers given to them. – The Story of the Mind by James Mark Baldwin
  4. We infer that certain sensory impulses sent up to the brain attain a strength that finally forces itself into the conscious field of feeling. – The Glands Regulating Personality by Louis Berman, M.D.
  5. Occasionally the median nerve is bruised or torn, causing motor and sensory disturbances in its area of distribution. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  6. The motor child will show sorrow by loud crying and vigorous action, while the sensory child will grieve in quiet, and continue to grieve when the other has forgotten the disagreeable occurrence altogether. – The Story of the Mind by James Mark Baldwin
  7. It was impossible to organize his thinking to combat the sensory shock waves disrupting his thoughts. – The Instant of Now by Irving E. Cox, Jr.
  8. They are sensory, and are the special nerves of smell. – A Practical Physiology by Albert F. Blaisdell
  9. Both sensory and motor nerves connect with fibers of like kind in the cord and these in turn with the cortex, thus giving every part of the periphery direct connection with the cortex. – The Mind and Its Education by George Herbert Betts
  10. Abandoning the chair, he leaped once more, out through the cave's mouth, pursued by the waving tentacles of the sensory spheres. – The Beast of Space by F.E. Hardart
  11. Again there was no sensory reaction to passing through the Tube. – Gone Fishing by James H. Schmitz
  12. 2. Development of nervous system through use: Importance of stimulus and response- Effect of sensory stimuli- Necessity for motor activity- Development of the association centers- The factors involved in a simple action. – The Mind and Its Education by George Herbert Betts
  13. For these patients the explanation of the present state of our knowledge as to reflex disturbance of sensory nerves will be of therapeutic value. – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh
  14. For example, in the motor region one small area seems connected with movements of the head, one with the arm, one with the leg, one with the face, and another with the organs of speech; likewise in the sensory region, one area is devoted to vision, one to hearing, one to taste and smell, and one to touch, etc. – The Mind and Its Education by George Herbert Betts
  15. It is true that these affections of the smell and taste, when they are in their full force, and lean directly upon the sensory, are simply painful, and accompanied with no sort of delight; but when they are moderated, as in a description or narrative, they become sources of the sublime, as genuine as any other, and upon the very same principle of a moderated pain. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. I. (of 12) by Edmund Burke
  16. The Society undertook, according to its own statement: 1. An examination of the nature and extent of any influence which may be exerted by one mind upon another, otherwise than through the recognized sensory channels. – Modern Religious Cults and Movements by Gaius Glenn Atkins
  17. The extent of the motor and sensory paralysis varies with the level of the lesion and with the particular nerves injured. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  18. Both are above all objective- the first, because it is sensory; the other, because it is rational. – Essay on the Creative Imagination by Th. Ribot
  19. But these concepts serve the purpose of bringing a multiplicity of real or imaginary sensory experiences into connection in the mind. – Sidelights on Relativity by Albert Einstein