Neurons, Synapses, Action Potentials, and Neurotransmission

Additional Credits:
This module was supported by National Science Foundation Grant #0127561.

Item Description:

This is our main curriculum page on neurons, their function, and how they communicate both chemically and electrically. It contains flash animations on the generation of an action potential, the differences between electrical synapses and chemical synapses, and animations illustrating the structures and processes involved in electrical neurotransmission and chemical neurotransmission.

The link below will open a new webpage to either a non-Mind Project web resource, or a webpage on The Mind Project server that is not a part of the curriculum system.


URL: http://www.mind.ilstu.edu/curriculum/modOverview.php?modGUI=232

Copyright: 2008

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