Nervous System - Anatomy - Prof.. Paul Andersen - Lecture 13 of 16 - Video-lecture

Video-lecture, Biochemistry

Description: Prof. Paul Andersen begins this podcast with a discussion of brain lateralization and gives a brief demonstration of tests that were performed on split-brain individuals. He then discusses the major parts of a neuron and explains how action potentials are generated using voltage-gated ion channels. He explains how neurotransmitters transmit messages across a synapse and how these messages can be either inhibitory or excitatory.
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University: Harvard University (MA)