lec06-14 - (superimposed). If multiple stimuli arrive...

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Trigger zone: excitatory postsynaptic potential (EPSP) : a depolarizing graded potential which drives the membrane potential towards threshold. inhibitatory postsynaptic potential (IPSP) : a hyperpolarizing graded potential which drives the membrane potential away from threshold • If multiple signals arrive at the trigger zone they are summed
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Unformatted text preview: (superimposed). If multiple stimuli arrive simultaneously this is call spatial summation , if the arrive at slightly different times you have temporal summation. Chapter 8: Neurons: Cellular and network properties...
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This note was uploaded on 12/22/2011 for the course KIN 205 taught by Professor Blaber during the Fall '09 term at Simon Fraser.

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