neural impulse


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Synonyms for neural impulse

the electrical discharge that travels along a nerve fiber

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Working on the internally-funded project for nearly a decade to develop the algorithms, software and stimulation sleeve, Battelle scientists first recorded neural impulses from an electrode array implanted in a paralyzed person's brain.
Essentially, in the human eye muscles are controlled by neural impulses.
The receptor stage occurs in the outer retina, where the optical image is transformed to neural impulses.
All these forms of energy are transduced into a form that's recognized by your intelligence system: the chemical-electrical energy that fuels neural impulses.
This process involves slow changes--strongly influenced by brain activity--that have evolved to fine tune (or optimize) how neural impulses flow throughout the brain, allowing it to process information faster and more reliably.
This process involves slow changes--strongly influenced by brain activity--that to fine tune (or optimize) how neural impulses flow throughout the brain, allowing it to process information faster and more reliably.
What we think is happening is that when you're telling your own musical story, you're shutting down neural impulses that might impede the flow of novel ideas," says Limb, himself a trained jazz saxophonist.
Neural impulses had, over time, carved a deep channel in his brain--compelling him to act whenever he saw, heard, or thought about the word "coffee.
The agreement also includes a similar collaboration for the development of products to address a wide variety of disorders susceptible to treatment by electrically blocking neural impulses on the vagus nerve.
Sensorineural hearing loss usually occurs as a result of difficulties in the propagation of neural impulses along the VIIIth cranial nerve.
His detailed and clearly presented story of the clash between science and religion is especially impressive and his conclusions about the causal relationship of the neural impulses of the brain to claimed religious experiences, and traditional thinking about mind and soul are powerfully argued.
Love develops connections within our brains; its absence leaves us solitary, unfeeling and vicious, ruled by neural impulses we cannot control.
They present studies with bacteria and other systems suggesting that the omega-3 fatty acid DHA contributes great benefits to neurons in maximizing both the speed of neural impulses and energy efficiency.
Death of these nerve cells stops the transmission of neural impulses to muscle fibers, leading to weakness, paralysis and usually death from respiratory failure.