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Learn about Sensory Neurons

What is a sensory neuron?

The majority of sensory neurons are pseudounipolar, meaning they have one axon divided into two branches. (1)
What are types of sensory neurons?
pseudounipolar sensory neurons 

Where is a sensory neuron located?

What contains sensory neurons?
spinal cord (1)

What do sensory neurons do? 
A sensory neuron gets activated from an external stimulation such as touching a hot surface or hearing music or a chemical reaction. (1)
Once activated, a senstory neuron transmits electrical impulses to the rest of the central nervous system about the newly perceived information for processing. (1)

1. https://www.bioexplorer.net/nerve-cell-types.html/