Chapter 3 Outline

Introduction: The Laughing Brain

Electrical Signals Are the Vocabulary of the Nervous System

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BOX 3.1 Changing the Channel

Synapses Cause Graded, Local Changes in the Postsynaptic Membrane Potential

BOX 3.2 Electrical Synapses Work with No Time Delay

Synaptic Transmission Requires a Sequence of Events

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Neurons and Synapses Combine to Make Circuits

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Gross Electrical Activity of the Human Brain

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The Cutting Edge: Optogenetics: Using Light to Probe Brain–Behavior Relationships

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