Author Archives: Rosa Penttinen

#2 Action potential and synaptic transmission

In this week we learned about how action potential forms and is conducted in neurons, and how synaptic transmission works. The basic principle of an action potential and synapses were pretty easy to understand, but there is much more detailed … Continue reading

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#1 Neurons, glias and membrane potentials

This week we learned about the basics of neural cells; the structure and function of neurons, types of glia cells and how the membrane potential forms and is maintained. While reading the course book, we noticed that the first two … Continue reading

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