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

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

3. Most sensory nuclei of the thalamus project to the:

  • Cerebellum
  • Cortex
  • Reticular formation
  • Substantia nigra

4. Communications amongst mammalian neurons usually occur:

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

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

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


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