Discussion Questions

  1. What structures of a neuron are the main input and output of that neuron?
  2. What does the statement mean that communication within and between cells is an electrochemical process?
  3. How does myelin increase speed and efficiency of the action potential?
  4. How does diffusion and electrostatic pressure contribute to the resting membrane potential and the action potential?
  5. Describe the cycle of communication within and between neurons.


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