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Unformatted text preview: toward other neurons or to muscles or glands. Myelin Sheath Layer of fatty insulation wrapped around the axon of some neurons, which increases the rate at which nerve impulses travel along the axon. Synapse Function between the axon tip of the sending neuron and the dendrite or cell body of the receiving neuron. During an action potential, chemicals called neurotransmitters are released and flow across the synaptic gap....
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2008 for the course PSYCH 1301 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at TAMU Intl..
- Spring '08