03-Biological - Lecture Outline Neurons and nerve potentials

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Unformatted text preview: Lecture Outline Neurons and nerve potentials Neurotransmitters Nervous system Cerebral lateralization Behavioral genetics Neurons Neuron : Neurons Neuron : cell specialized to transfer information in the nervous system Neurons Neuron : cell specialized to transfer information in the nervous system Three classes of neurons: Sensory : Motor : Interneurons : Neurons Neuron : cell specialized to transfer information in the nervous system Three classes of neurons: Sensory : Transmit information from sensory receptors to the brain (afferent) Motor : Interneurons : Neurons Neuron : cell specialized to transfer information in the nervous system Three classes of neurons: Sensory : Transmit information from sensory receptors to the brain (afferent) Motor : Transmit commands from the brain to the muscles and glands (efferent) Interneurons : Neurons Neuron : cell specialized to transfer information in the nervous system Three classes of neurons: Sensory : Transmit information from sensory receptors to the brain (afferent) Motor : Transmit commands from the brain to the muscles and glands (efferent) Interneurons : Interconnect neurons Components of the Neuron Components of the Neuron Dendrites : receive information Components of the Neuron Dendrites : receive information Cell body Components of the Neuron Dendrites : receive information Cell body Axon Components of the Neuron Dendrites : receive information Cell body Axon Myelin insulates nerve cell, speeds up conduction of nerve messages Components of the Neuron Dendrites : receive information Cell body Axon Myelin insulates nerve cell, speeds up conduction of nerve messages Terminal buttons of axon release transmitter Behavioral analysis of neuronal functioning demonstration Neuron Resting Potentials NA + K + Cl- Cross-section of nerve cell -- distribution of ions across membrane INSIDE Neuron Resting Potentials NA + K + Cl- Cross-section of nerve cell -- distribution of ions across membrane INSIDE Neuron Resting Potentials Membrane of the neuron separates charges NA + K + Cl- Cross-section of nerve cell -- distribution of ions across membrane INSIDE Neuron Resting Potentials Membrane of the neuron separates charges NA + and Cl- ions are found outside membrane, whereas K + ion is inside membrane NA + K + Cl- Cross-section of nerve cell -- distribution of ions across membrane INSIDE Neuron Resting Potentials Membrane of the neuron separates charges NA + and Cl- ions are found outside membrane, whereas K + ion is inside membrane membrane is slightly permeable to K + , so that at rest, the inside is about -70 millivolts relative to the outside NA + K + Cl- Cross-section of nerve cell -- distribution of ions across membrane INSIDE Neuron Resting Potentials Membrane of the neuron separates charges...
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03-Biological - Lecture Outline Neurons and nerve potentials

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