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Unformatted text preview: Action potentials result in synaptic transmission Chemical transmission involves release of neurotransmitters into the synapse Receptor binding generates PSPs that change the likelihood of an action potential in the postsynaptic neuron The electrical and chemical basis of neuronal communication is the most fundamental level at which to understand everything the brain does 19:29 19:29...
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This note was uploaded on 03/08/2011 for the course PSY 341K taught by Professor Gilden during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas.
- Spring '08
- Cognitive Psychology