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Unformatted text preview: membrane a whole mess of gates, doors openings that are usually close Sodium outside, potassium inside (negative) If enough positive signals come in then the axon helix the sodium channels are electrically activated and when enough positive charges it pops open, when it pops open, sodium rushes in, brings all positive charges in with it Go from electrical to chemical change...
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This note was uploaded on 03/09/2012 for the course PSYCHOLOGY V89.0029 taught by Professor Hilford during the Spring '12 term at NYU.
- Spring '12