SENSE ORGAN By N., Sam M.S. - 171 an organ that contains receptor cells that are sensitive to stimuli. It is also known as a sensory organ; sensory receptive organ. SENSE ORGAN: "Our eyes, nose and ears are sense organs." Related Psychology Terms STIMULUS (literally “goad”) ABSOLUTE THRESHOLD CEREBRAL CORTEX ARISTOTLE (384-322 B.C.) ORGANIC SENSES SPECIFIC ENERGIES VISIBILITY CURVE ATARACTIC (Atanndc) JUST NOTICEABLE DIFFERENCE (JND; Differential or Difference Threshold) EQUILIBRIUM (Labyrinthine Sense; Vestibular Sense) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SENSE ORGAN," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/sense-organ/ (accessed August 9, 2022).