Dynamics of Mammalian Neurons

William Calvin wcalvin at u.washington.edu
Sun Jul 24 18:38:33 EST 1994

>the mammalian is compartmented by dendritic spikes,... spine like a 
whole invert neuron...

Can't buy that, Harry.  Very few inputs to a single spine head, thousands 
to invert neurons (like mammalian neurons).  Agree that spine head can 
adjust synaptic weighting, but won't call that "compartmentalizing" to 
any significant degree.

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