question: job of a neuron

Robert Gurk bob.g at gmx.de
Sun Sep 2 05:24:43 EST 2001


Lars wrote:

> Is this a test? A neuron processes sensory perception and
> cognition in an electro-chemical process establishing an
> active network for motor, sensory and neural communication.

You just failed the test, sorry. How can anything process 
perception or cognition? What is an active network for motor 
communication?

Neurons communicate with other neurons, and sometimes they 
communicate with muscles and receptors, but only rarely does 
that happen within the brain.

Bob




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