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The act of summing, or forming a sum, or total amount; also, an aggregate. Of this series no summation is possible to a finite intellect. (De Quincey)

Origin: Cf. F. Sommation. See Sum.

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Functional intricacies of the thalamus

Hi, I'm currently studying aspects of the (mammalian) thalamus, does anyone know how information is filtered or filtered out, exactly? Is there a summation, or what are the factors that determine whether stimuli get through to the cortex or not? How does it work? Any info or relevant links/literature ...

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by ellateflag
Tue Mar 12, 2013 12:58 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Functional intricacies of the thalamus
Replies: 1
Views: 2287

holographic origin of life

... as it happens ,is the simpliest form of life, or else, the sparkle of life.That means that the superior organisms as well as all the organism is a summation of chemical reactions.The advantages of the hypethesis that we made is that we can explain successfully the prions and the viruses. ..The ...

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by minasole
Tue Oct 16, 2012 10:19 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: holographic origin of life
Replies: 15
Views: 27506

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... I appreciate you used the word “believe” which only goes to show that beliefs can be wrong. :) What I have said, and here I paraphrase the summation of all my posts Scientists should not stray into matters that involve the unnatural or supernatural. Scientists must try and explain matters ...

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by scottie
Fri Dec 23, 2011 3:25 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 563
Views: 1135855

Physio question contractions and summation?

So in our experiment we applied an electrical stimulus to simultaneously (ie synchronously) activate all motor-neurons to muscle. IS this synchronous way how motor-neurons to a muscle would be activated in the body? wHy? I know it doesn't but i'm struggling with the why bit... thanks

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by starbuckscoffee
Wed May 26, 2010 2:29 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Physio question contractions and summation?
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Views: 2073

Re: How to be "good at the bench"

... d. EVERYTHING THAT HAPPENS, AND THAT DOESN’T HAPPEN, IS DATA!! Record everything. e. At the end of accumulation of all data, write a one-sentence summation of the results of the experiment. Include aberrations, and any comments as to why the experiment may or may not have worked f. Common things ...

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by jangajarn
Sat May 23, 2009 7:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How to be "good at the bench"
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