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What is bipolar disorder? – Helen M. Farrell

What is bipolar disorder? The word bipolar means two extremes. For the many millions experiencing bipolar disorder around the world, life is split between two different realities – elation and depression. Although there are many variations of bipolar disorder, let’s consider a couple. Type 1 has extreme highs alongside the lows, while Type 2 involves […]

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Action potential patterns | Nervous system physiology | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

In this video, I want to talk about action potential patterns. The information from inputs to a neuron is converted to the size, duration, and direction of graded membrane potentials in the dendrites and the soma, so that a small excitatory input to a dendrite, say, usually causes a small excitatory graded potential, also called […]

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Effects of axon diameter and myelination | Nervous system physiology | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

In this video, I want to talk about the effects of axon diameter and myelination because it turns out that larger diameter axons conduct action potentials faster than smaller diameter axons. And axons with a myelin sheath on them also conduct action potentials faster. So first let’s consider the diameter of an axon and how […]

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Neuron action potential description | Nervous system physiology | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

In this video, I want to talk about the action potentials of neurons. Here we have our neuron with soma in red and a larger than normal axon in green. And now I’ve drawn a myelin sheath in yellow around the axon and a couple of larger than normal dendrites in blue. And here’s our […]

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How do neurons work ? control and coordination | 10th Biology #CBSE | NCERT class 10 | Xth Science

structure and functioning of neuron if you haven’t subscribed to our channel please subscribe and press the bell icon to get all the latest updates in this video we are going to learn about the neuron first let us see the different parts of a neuron here we have a diagram of neuron let us […]

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