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The Anatomy of Neurons: Human Biology - About.com
All cells of the nervous system are comprised of neurons. Neurons are responsible for sending, receiving, and interpreting information from all parts of the body.
All About Nervous Tissue and Different Types - Biology - About.com
Explore the structure and function of nervous tissue and neurons, also called nerve cells.
Central Nervous System - Biology - About.com
The nervous system consists of the brain, spinal cord, and a complex network of neurons. This system is responsible for sending, receiving, and interpreting ...
What Is a Neuron? Building Blocks of the Nervous System
Answer: A neuron is a nerve cell that is the basic building block of the nervous system. Neurons are similar to other cells in the human body in a number of ways , ...
Structure of a Neuron and Neural Signal Functions - Psychology
Neurons are the building blocks of the nervous system. Learn about the structure of a neuron and how neural signals are transmitted.
How Many Neurons Are in the Brain? - Psychology - About.com
Answer: The human brain is made up of a complex network of neurons. These neurons serve as the building blocks of the nervous system, transmitting ...
How Dendrites Work, Their Structure, and Function - Psychology
These tiny protrusions receive information from other neurons and transmit electrical stimulation to the soma. Dendrites are also covered with synapses.
Mirror Neurons - Neurology - About.com
Oct 12, 2014 ... Mirror neurons are neurons that are activated both when performing an action ( including feeling a sensation or emotion), and when someone ...
What Is the Peripheral Nervous System? - Psychology - About.com
This system contains two major types of neurons: sensory neurons (or afferent neurons) that carry information from the nerves to the central nervous system, and ...
New Brain Connections Are Built When You Form a Memory
Researchers have long believed that changes in brain neurons are associated with the formation of memories. Today, most experts believe that memory ...
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