Information about how the brain sends signals

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A neuron is a cell in the nervous system that processes and sends information within the body, using chemical and electrical signals. The activity of neurons is central to how the brain and the body works.

There are sensory neurons that receive information from the senses (sensory = senses) (e.g. touch, light and sound) and motor neurons that are about muscle movement (motor = movement).

Neurons respond to stimuli from the environment or inside the body and communicate within…

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