Neuron Impulses

Neuron Impulses


Each neuron can transmit 1,000 nerve impulses per second and make as many as tens of thousands of synaptic contacts with other neurons.


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There are a lot of myths and misinformation about the brain that pass as brain "facts."

This is somewhat understandable: The study of the human brain is one of the least explored areas in science and even experts agree that there is more we don't know about the brain than we currently do know.

In recent years, our knowledge of the brain has exploded — most of what we know about the brain has been discovered in just the last 15 years.


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