Unit 1: Neural Signaling

Featured Video: Glass brain flythrough from  Gazzaleylab / SCCN / Neuroscapelab. For more information visit the Glass Brain page on the Neuroscape Lab website.

Neural Signaling, general resources

  •  Biology – OpenStax college. Material for learners requiring more background information.  Chapter 35: The Nervous System and Chapter 36: Sensory Systems
  • Physiology: Interactive Biology: Very good short tutorial videos at a high school level
  • Neurophysiology: Virtual Lab by Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI). Virtual electrophysiology lab where you can do a virtual experiment

Ionic Basis of the Resting Membrane Potential

Molecular Mechanisms of Action Potential Generation

Propagation of Action Potentials

Synaptic Transmission

Neurotransmitters and their Receptors

Synaptic Integration

Synaptic Plasticity

Long-Term Potentiation and Depression

Hebb’s Postulate


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