"Problem Set II"
1. Taste has four types of receptors. If each receptor has a range of 2
different intensities from threshold to maximum, how many different
tastes can be distinguished using only the relative intensities in the 4
2. More realis
"Problem Set I"
1. Calculate the equilibrium potential of the calcium (Ca+) ion. The intracellular
concentration of Ca+ is 0.0003mM (millimolar) and its extracellular concentration is
10 mM. (Hint: Use the Nernst equation from lecture.)
2. How many neuron
Behavioral Neuroscience laboratory: gross anatomy
The web has a wealth of neuroanatomical information. We will be using a site that
is particularly easy to use because it has software that can graphically access sections of
the body (and brain) at any des
Study Questions For the First Exam
[2 of these questions will be on the exam. You will answer either one.]