neural impulse


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neural impulse

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The third stage involves the processing of the neural impulses.
The mystical aspects of the poem pertain to differentiated planes of reality in a context of timelessness and spacelessness Ginsberg's approximation of meter is derived from what he refers to as " neural impulses.
They present studies with bacteria and other systems suggesting that the omega-3 fatty acid DHA contributes great benefits to neurons in maximizing both the speed of neural impulses and energy efficiency.
Death of these nerve cells stops the transmission of neural impulses to muscle fibers, leading to weakness, paralysis and usually death from respiratory failure.
These are neural impulses from the hypothalamus in the brain which stimulate the adrenal medulla to release adrenaline.
Each approach uses a computer program with algorithms that translate a cacophony of neural impulses into a clear signal that gives the arm directions.
The standard approach to processing neural impulses has been to collect and translate them every step of the way as the subject thinks about moving the prosthesis from point A to point B.
This is because the bladder is stretched to accommodate more fluid, and the neural impulses that make you feel like you need to go to the toilet decrease.
The cortex of the brain creates specific areas that both receive neural impulses from various parts of the body and issue instructions to them.
Although the rebuilt myelin appears thinner than the sheaths normally wrapping nerve fibers, it does seem to improve the transmission of neural impulses in the diseased animals, the researchers say.
Neuromechanical prostheses that respond smoothly and precisely to neural impulses are just one likely result.
It is imperceptible to the target person because it differs from his or her own neural impulses only in that its repetition rate is sufficiently rapid to tetanize muscle tissue.