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Neurons transmit information to one another through electrical impulses and chemical messengers.
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Neural circuits are made of interconnected neurons that convert input signals from one brain region into output signals towards another.
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The human brain contains billions of neurons and glial cells.
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Molecules can bind to different neurotransmitter receptors, changing the way they function.
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Different genes direct different cellular activities, guiding variations among neurons.
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Neurons communicate via electrochemical signals, influenced by voltage changes across neuronal membranes.
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Neural networks are a group of nerve tracts connecting a series of brain regions, routing signals along a linear pathway.
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Three networks may play a pronounced processing role for our creative thoughts: the executive attention network, default mode network, and salience network.
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For those with PTSD, a stressor linked to a memory of a harrowing, traumatic event produces a grave sense of danger or fear — inducing a pronounced fight-or-flight response.
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Barry Everitt illuminates some of the ways addictive drugs can hijack or alter the brain’s natural programming — especially in vulnerable individuals.
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