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neuron triggering

Mathew Kahane Kahanem at alpha.montclair.edu
Sat Feb 20 03:07:11 EST 1999


Remembering that nerve impulses are nondecremental, the voltage has to
reach -50 mv's.  If the stimulation doesn't reach this trigger potential
the neuron will not fire.  It is eather all or nothing.

jamie morken wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> Do neurons fire when the inputs sum to a certain voltage, or is it less
> clear cut than this?  Thanks
>
> Jamie Morken




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