What is the function of receptors in our body? Think of situations where receptors do not work properly. What problems are likely to arise?

Q.4 :- What is the function of receptors in our body? Think of situations where receptors do not work properly. What problems are likely to arise?

 

Answer:-

Receptors provide information about the external environment so that the brain can instruct a related to organ to take necessary action. Receptors play an important role in our survival. Let us take the example of a person with hearing impairment. Certain ordinary task would be very difficult for that person. For example; while walking on the road, the person needs to hear the sound of vehicles moving near him. Without hearing those sounds, he would not be in a position to move safely on the road.