Neurons - Neurons 22:48:00 Cells communicate to each other chemically and electrically Seizure the synchronized excitation of large groups of nerve

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Neurons 07/02/2009 23:48:00 Cells communicate to each other chemically and electrically  Seizure – the synchronized excitation of large groups of nerve cells, evident in  electroencephalography (EEG) as abnormal pattern of brain activity Treatment of severe epilepsy – cut skull in half, put electrodes on the brain ->  electrodes determine where seizures are occurring or put a string of beads  through the middle of the brain Neuronal communications is an electro-chemical process Electrical due to the movements of ions through a neuron Chemical due to the exchange of the neurotransmitters through neurons Cell body – or soma, contains cell nucleus Dendrite – one of the extensions of the cell body that receives inputs from  other neurons Axon, axon terminal Multipolar neuron, bipolar neuron, unipolar neuron Neuronal Communication 1. A presynaptic and postsynaptic neuron at rest
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This note was uploaded on 03/01/2009 for the course PSYCH 3 taught by Professor Szumlinski during the Spring '08 term at UCSB.

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Neurons - Neurons 22:48:00 Cells communicate to each other chemically and electrically Seizure the synchronized excitation of large groups of nerve

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