Pathways and Synapses
Lecture no. 9 from the course: Understanding the Brain
Taught by Professor Jeanette Norden | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
Unlike most cells in the body, neurons are designed to receive and transmit information. How do they do it? The critical factor is the internal and external environment of neurons, where changes in the distribution of ions (charged atoms) act as a signaling mechanism for encoding and transmitting information.