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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.
http://biology.about.com/od/humananatomybiology/ss/neurons.htm
All About Nervous Tissue and Different Types - Biology - About.com
Explore the structure and function of nervous tissue and neurons, also called nerve cells.
http://biology.about.com/od/anatomy/a/aa031408a.htm
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 ...
http://biology.about.com/od/organsystems/ss/central-nervous-system.htm
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 , ...
http://psychology.about.com/od/biopsychology/f/neuron01.htm
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.
http://psychology.about.com/od/biopsychology/ss/neuronanat.htm
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 ...
http://psychology.about.com/od/biopsychology/f/how-many-neurons-in-the-brain.htm
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.
http://psychology.about.com/od/biopsychology/ss/neuronanat_2.htm
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 ...
http://neurology.about.com/od/NervousSystem/a/Mirror-Neurons.htm
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 ...
http://psychology.about.com/od/pindex/f/peripheral-nervous-system.htm
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 ...
http://psychology.about.com/od/memory/ss/ten-facts-about-memory_9.htm
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