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Describe the difference between conscious and unconscious responses
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myelinwhite fatty substance that insulates the axon and helps speed up neural transmissionTerminal buttonsmall structure that secrete and release neurotransmitter which carries messages to other neurons or cellsneurotransmitterelectrochemical messages that carry messages to other neurons, muscles or organsIn what way are the structure and functions of a dendrite different from those of axon terminals?Axon transmits neural information whereas dendrites detects and receives information from other neuronsWhy is neuronal activity referred to as electrochemical?Neurons communicate through an electrochemical processWhat is the synaptic gap?The tiny space between the terminal buttons of one neuron