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2. A membrane potential is the difference in electrical charge between:

  • The inside and outside of a cell
  • Nuclei and tracts
  • A neuron's membranes
  • Synapses and cell bodies

3. The caudate, putamen and globus pallidus are part of the:

  • Limbic system
  • Basal ganglia
  • Diencephalon
  • Thalamus

4. A neuron fires when:

  • The degree of depolarisation of the axon hillock exceeds the threshold of activation
  • There is an IPSP
  • Its sodium-potassium pumps are stimulated
  • There is an EPSP

5. Ions pass through the neural membrane via specialised pores called:

  • Ion channels
  • Connexons
  • Gap junctions
  • PSP's


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