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The part of the peripheral nervous system that brings information to the central nervous system is
The all-or-none principle states that
all stimuli great enough to bring the membrane to threshold will produce identical action potentials.
The effect that a neurotransmitter has on the postsynaptic membrane depends on
the characteristics of the receptors.
Neurons in which dendritic and axonal processes are continuous and the soma lies off to one side are called
What happends during saltatory conduction?
action potentials occur at successive nodes along the length of the stimulated axon.
The effect of a particular neurotransmitter is dependent upon the properties of the ________, not the ________.
At the normal resting potential of a typical neuron, its ion exchange pump transports
3 intracellular sodium ions for 2 extracellular potassium ions
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