Neurons, networks, and motor behavior

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Sensorimotor cortex.,
  • Locomotion.,
  • Neural networks (Neurobiology),
  • Neuromuscular transmission.,
  • Muscles -- Innervation.

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Statementedited by Paul S.G. Stein ... [et al.].
SeriesComputational neuroscience
ContributionsStein, Paul S. G.
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LC ClassificationsQP383.15 .N48 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 305 p. :
Number of Pages305
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL656463M
ISBN 100262193906
LC Control Number97001551

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Sensory neurons: These neurons tell the rest of the brain about the external and internal environment. Motor (and other output) neurons: Motor neurons contract muscles and mediate behavior, and other output neurons stimulate glands and organs. Communication neurons: Communication neurons transmit signals from one brain area to another.

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Chapter 3: The Neuroscience of Behavior Summary The Structure of The Nervous System: A Microscopic View. Neurons are cells specialized to process information.

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A nerve provides a common pathway for the electrochemical nerve impulses called action potentials that are transmitted along each of the axons to peripheral organs or, in the case of sensory nerves. The production of any motor behavior requires coordinated activity in motor neurons and premotor networks.

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Neuroscience examines the structure and function of the human brain and nervous system. Neuroscientists use cellular and molecular biology, anatomy and physiology, human behavior.

The first we call motor neurons. Motor, which means movement. These are efferent neurons that control skeletal muscle, the main type of muscle that's attached to our skeleton, that moves us around. These motor neurons are also called somatomotor neurons or neurons of the somatic nervous system.

The other type of the efferent neurons are called. This is the first report of multielectrode recordings from networks of cultured motor neurons. Neurons isolated from the ventral horns of spinal cords of E15 rats were cultured on MED64 probes.

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The Journal of Neuroscience. 36(13): (). Neurons. The basic functional unit of the nervous system are neurons, i.e., cells that are specialized for processing and communicating information.

Neurons have a basic structure of: The cell body (or soma) is the bulbous end of a neuron, containing the cell nucleus and much of the cells metabolic machinery.

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