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Unformatted text preview: vent is the synapses and the people are the chemical information which is being transmitted. Now when the actors decided to fill the first ballast they pull a lever, but the ballast does not automatically open to the next ballast until that ballast is full. This is important because action potentials do not take place until the membrane potential of the axon is reduced to the threshold of excitation (Pinel, 2007, 71). (i.e. until the water fills the ballast) Now when the water completely fills the ballast the gate to the next ballast opens and the people are transmitted to the next ballast. In this way the people (chemical information) can be transmitted from one ballast (neuron) to another until the end destination is attained. Pinel, J.J. (2007). Basics of biopsychology. Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon....
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This note was uploaded on 02/19/2012 for the course PSYCH 410 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '12 term at University of Phoenix.
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