Using the _____ method, we take out or damage a part of the brain and then see what goes wrong.
One way we can figure out what a part of the brain does is through ____ ____, where we basically poke the part of the brain we're interested in with an electrode and see what happens.
If I were to stimulate your ____ ____, this would cause you to have the perception of being touched on part of your body.
If I were to stimulate your ____ ____, this would cause part of your body to move.
A model of the body that is distorted to show the relative number of nerves serving each body part.
Chemical messengers are created in one cell, released from that cell, and then eventually bind to a ____ on another cell.
A chemical messenger that is carried to its target site by the bloodstream.
Compared to electrical signals, ____ are relatively slow, since they have to travel through the bloodstream to get to their targets.
A cell of the nervous system that conducts electrical impulses and releases neurotransmitters.
The cell body of a neuron.
The ____ calculates incoming signals and determines whether or not the neuron should "fire."
Branch-like extensions of the neuron.
The ____ receive incoming messages from other neurons.
The long extension of the neuron that transmits the electrical signal from the soma to the terminal buttons.