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Department
Psychology
Course
PSY100Y5
Professor
Dax Urbszat
Semester
Fall

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THE BRAIN and Behaviour Introduction to PsychologyBiological bases of behaviorCommunication in the nervous systemOrganization of the nervous systemResearching the brain Components of the Neuron Dendrites receive information from other neuronsCell body creates transmitter moleculesAxon o Myelin insulates the nerve cell speeds up conduction of nerve messages o Terminal buttons of the axon release transmitter Neuron Resting PotentialsThe membrane of the neuron separates chargesThe ions NA and Clare found outside the membrane whereas the ion K is mostly inside the membrane The membrane is slightly permeable to Kions so at rest inside is 70 millivolts relative to outsideAt rest few NA ions are able to cross the membrane
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