The Neuron Doctrine, Redux

  title={The Neuron Doctrine, Redux},
  author={Theodore Holmes Bullock and Michael V. L. Bennett and Daniel Johnston and Robert K. Josephson and Eve Marder and R. Douglas Fields},
  pages={791 - 793}
In their Perspective, [ Bullock et al. ][1] discuss recent evidence suggesting that the Neuron Doctrine, conceived nearly a century ago, cannot encompass important aspects of information processing in the brain. Intercellular communication by gap junctions, slow electrical potentials, action potentials initiated in dendrites, neuromodulatory effects, extrasynaptic release of neurotransmitters, and information flow between neurons and glia all contribute to information processing. Revisiting the… 

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