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2. 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

3. Communications amongst mammalian neurons usually occur:

  • Across dendrites
  • Across synapses
  • At points where their cell bodies contact one another
  • At points where their axons contact one another

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

  • Limbic system
  • Thalamus
  • Basal ganglia
  • Diencephalon

5. Telencephalon refers to the:

  • Cerebral hemispheres
  • Brain stem
  • Cortex
  • Head


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