dog at dog.net.uk
Tue Nov 12 15:12:53 EST 1996
The_Mutant_Boy <strangeone at neverland.net> wrote in article
<327CEB82.6F4A at neverland.net>...
> The human brain is a fuzzy-logic neural network
> that can contain on the
> order of significantly over a terabyte of inter-relative connections.
> Humans can contain on the order of a hundred trillion cells, of which a
> percentage of those would be within the brain.
> neurons are 'mylenated'
> When a neuron fires, it will change its
> receptors in a fashion that will modify their susceptability to firing
> in the future. This in general enables most 'short term memory'
> functions. Eventually, new axons and dendrites will be grown in those
> inter-relative paths used most frequently. This results in general in
> long term memory.
> Dopamine, nor-adrenaline, and adrenaline, known of
> as 'catacholamines' (due to its chemical structure), and serotonin are
> in general the major sympathetic neurotransmitters. Also GABA,
> glutamine, nitrous oxide, and other chemical compounds
glutamate and glycine seem to have been concatenated here. and atp is
notable by its absence. what a shame.
brave attempt though. i certainly wouldn't have had the guts.
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