Lecture4 - Instructor: George Chavez Lecture 4 9/14/2011...

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Instructor: George Chavez Lecture 4 9/14/2011
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When one thing leads to another Every human action is a product of a chain reaction of neurons Neurons Cells in the nervous system that transmit and receive information Literally billions of cells A chain reaction of transmission
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3 Essential parts _____ Contains the nucleus of the cell _____ Branching structures that receive information _____ Single fiber that sends information
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Down the axon _______ ________ WITHIN a neuron Neuron to neuron _______ _________ BETWEEN 2 neurons
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The chain reaction… All things being equal, an environment strives for equilibrium Stand at one end of a warm room and eventually the draft from an open window will reach you ________ ________ The axon, before the action potential, has an electrical charge of -70 mv compared to the outside. The sodium-potassium pump
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This note was uploaded on 10/20/2011 for the course PSYCH 830:101 taught by Professor ? during the Fall '08 term at Rutgers.

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Lecture4 - Instructor: George Chavez Lecture 4 9/14/2011...

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