Part 1-  What are the neurological structures of taste, touch, and smell? How do taste, touch, and smell affect behavior? Provide an example in your response. 

Part 2-  The case of Mrs. R. and Dr. L. is presented in Chapter 6. What is a potential diagnosis for Mrs. R. given her presenting symptoms? Explain this diagnosis including common symptoms and areas of the brain associated with the diagnosis. Why is Mrs. R. having problems with “things” and “faces”? In your explanation describe how a medical or physical problem can actually appear as a mental health problem.  


Review this week’s course materials and learning activities, and reflect on your learning so far this week. Respond to one or more of the following prompts in one to two paragraphs:

  1. Provide citation and reference to the material(s) you discuss. Describe what you found interesting regarding this topic, and why.
  2. Describe how you will apply that learning in your daily life, including your work life.
  3. Describe what may be unclear to you, and what you would like to learn.