neuron theory


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neuron theory

the theory that the nervous system is formed of numerous separate NEURONS that contact only through synapses and not through a continuity of protoplasm.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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(2009) Eight problems for the mirror neuron theory of action understanding in monkeys and humans.
This theory is similar to mirror neuron theory to a certain degree; therefore, it is possible to compare them.
(1999) Reticular theory versus neuron theory in the work of Camillo Golgi.

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