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(noun) Plural form of Neuron.

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Does other animals have faster nerve speeds?

... on the size of the nerve axon, the length of it and whether it is effectively insulated by myelin. There are a vast number of different kinds of neurons in each animal, and for some there are more of the nice big, insulated ones for processes that need to be very fast. For example the giant squid ...

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by Babybel56
Fri Feb 28, 2014 8:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Does other animals have faster nerve speeds?
Replies: 1
Views: 1362

Re: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... size. Now I'm only speculating, but maybe a change in brain size is useless or even harmful unless it is accompanied by a change in the number of neurons or overal neuronal activity. http://serendip.brynmawr.edu/bb/kinser/Int8.html If your hypothesis were correct, we should expect higher intelligence ...

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by wildfunguy
Tue Oct 15, 2013 4:42 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 72
Views: 263496

Re: Why must we avert the genome of Eden?

... real. Dr Kenneth S. Kosik the leader of the sea-sponge genome project puts it in this way: “What are the genes even doing there if they don't have neurons or synapses? We still don't know the answer to that question.” In 2013 there is still no answer for this question. Once again there is no sign ...

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by wildfunguy
Fri Oct 04, 2013 7:49 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why must we avert the genome of Eden?
Replies: 6
Views: 7520


How neurons can transfer different data / feelings with same ion exchange ? ( Na+ goes inside and K+ goes outside the neuron) My question has nothing to do with the brain , just related to the tracts.

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by MedMad
Thu Oct 03, 2013 1:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Neurons..?!?
Replies: 0
Views: 504

Listening to Neuroscientists

... I just watched this lecture by Ramachandran, where he relates neurological concepts (e.g. mirror neurons) to conditions such as capgras delusion , phantom limb , apotemnophilia , and synesthesia . You can watch it on that webpage, or you can download ...

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by wildfunguy
Mon Sep 30, 2013 2:50 pm
Forum: Biology Movies
Topic: Listening to Neuroscientists
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Views: 785
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