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what influences content of synapsis (so it influences receptors on dendrites)
1. rate of release 2. rate of breakdown in synapse 3. rate if re-uptake 4. responsiveness of receptors
describe the organization of neurons
form into networks (circuits) with dynamically interact with other networks (circuits)
receptor sites: 4 points to know
1. have a lock, key structure 2. can be hijacked by other substances 3. inhibited or potentiated by other substances 4. number and activity can change in response to neurotransmitters
in medication changes which is more powerful: change in network or change in neurotransmitters
a change in network structure
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