SENSORY PATHWAY By N., Sam M.S. - 14 a route that nerve impulses follow when going from a sensory organ to a sensory area of the brain. Read about the afferent pathway; neural pathway for concept clarity. SENSORY PATHWAY: "A sensory pathway is the route that the nerve impulses follow." Related Psychology Terms SPECIFIC ENERGIES CEREBRAL CORTEX HEARING NEURON (Nerve Cell) RETICULAR FORMATION (Reticular Activating System, RAS) CHILD PSYCHIATRY HELMHOLTZ, HERMANN LUDWIG FERDINAND VON (1821-94) BRAIN WAVES (Electroencephalogram, EEG) INCIDENTAL LEARNING CRANIAL NERVE Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SENSORY PATHWAY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/sensory-pathway/ (accessed January 18, 2022).