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Neurons, the Source of Internal Communication

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  • Intro 0:00
  • Neurons 0:10
    • Neural Communication
    • The Neuron
  • Structure of a Neuron 1:58
    • Dendrites
    • Axon
    • Axon Terminals
  • Function of a Neuron 2:54
    • Structure of a Neuron: Myelin
    • Resting Potential
    • Action Potential
  • Neurotransmitters 7:03
    • Chemicals That Carry Message from one Neuron to Another
    • Common Neurotransmitters
    • Synapse
    • Drugs That Mimic Neurotransmitters