PSY 345 Week 5 Perception of Pleasure and Pain Presentation

Week 5 Perception of Pleasure and Pain Presentation

Resource: “Sensation and Perception – Is Pain Real,” located in this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings.

Your team has been asked to create a lecture for a high school psychology class on the perception of pleasure and pain.

Create a 15- to 20-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation that includes the following: A diagram and description of the cutaneous system A diagram and description of the function of the somatosensory cortex An explanation of the role of the somatosensory cortex in the perception of pleasure and pain A description of how the cutaneous system can be damaged A description of how the damage to the cutaneous system can affect the quality of life

Include at least three to five peer-reviewed sources.

Format your presentation consistent with APA guidelines.