Chapter 7 – Electrical Signals

Learning Outcomes

7.1. Describe membrane potential in terms of variables in Ohm’s Law;

7.2. Differentiate between resting, graded and action potential with reference to structures of the neuron as well as ion movements and membrane potentials;

7.3. Explain how sample signals cross the synapse; and,

7.4. Describe the roles of different neuroglia.

The content of this chapter was adapted from the Concepts of Biology-1st Canadian Edition open textbook by Charles Molnar and Jane Gair and Anatomy and Physiology open textbook.

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