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Nerve impulses

nerve impulse

An action potential.


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Does other animals have faster nerve speeds?

The speed of nerve transmission depends on the size of the nerve axon, the length of it and whether it ... and "seeing" are the brain interpreting messages. Totally different nerve impulses may have the same effect when interpreted by the brain. I would therefore guess ...

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by Babybel56
Fri Feb 28, 2014 8:55 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Does other animals have faster nerve speeds?
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Why do neurones only have one axon?

... is would having multiple axons on a neurone speed up transmission of a nerve impulse and the answer to this i do not believe to be yes because neurones ... axons there would be loads of gaps and the action potentials or nerve impulses would become reduced and would probably not transmit a signal ...

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by Drredfrizzle
Sun Nov 11, 2012 7:46 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Why do neurones only have one axon?
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Why do neurones only have one axon?

... neurones. I wonder why neurones have only one axon. Can they transmit nerve impulses faster and more rapidly when they have more axons? Does having more axons help in ...

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by startanewww
Thu Sep 27, 2012 11:39 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Why do neurones only have one axon?
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Neurons, Cocaine, and Shingles

... b) remains in the synapse longer than normal c) increases the speed of nerve impulse transmission d) diffuses rapidly throughout the pleasure centres ... of the dorsal root ganglia. This disease would affect a) Motor impulses moving into the spinal cord b) Motor impulses moving out of the ...

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by homeworkdisaster
Sun Jun 10, 2012 8:11 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Neurons, Cocaine, and Shingles
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Nervous system

... cause problems. Hint :Specifically, which speech area? Remember that nerves from one side of the body cross over to the other brain hemisphere ... example of a sensory neuron, and explain neural stimulation and impulses in terms of the threshold potential and the all-or-nothing response. ...

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by Catherine89
Sun Feb 05, 2012 7:22 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Nervous system
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