Introduction to cells comprising the nervous system.


The brain consists of neurons and glial cells. Neurons are responsible for integrating input and responding to stimuli from both the internal and the external environment. The integration occurs via electrical and chemical signals that impinge on the receptive area of neurons known as dendrites, and the response is via propagation of an axonal potential… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4939-1154-7_2