Physiology of Small Groups of Neurons; Reflexes

  • R. F. Schmidt

Abstract

This section describes simple neuron networks of the kind commonly found in various parts of the brain. These basic neural circuits serve, for example, to amplify weak signals, attenuate too intense activity, emphasize contrasts, maintain rhythms or keep a group of neurons in its optimal working range by an adjustment of gain. These neuron networks are like integrated circuits in electronics, prefabricated elements that perform frequently needed functions and can be built into a great variety of electronic apparatus.

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Depression Cage Respiration Tate Tral 

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