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lym
 3 years ago
Give an analogy for the synapse. ''A synapse is like.....because.....''
lym
 3 years ago
Give an analogy for the synapse. ''A synapse is like.....because.....''

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DrAmaQueen
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1are you supposed to fill in the dashes?

Ammarah
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Please help when ur free !

InYourHead
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I think I had a professor who mentioned something about airport terminals.

DrAmaQueen
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1that's crazy, a synapse is like many things, its the space between a neuron and another cell(neural or muscular) not sure what they want to see.

InYourHead
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I know. There are so many kinds of synapses, I can't come up with a definitive metaphor.

DrAmaQueen
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1It most likely has to do with nerves, hmm its like a channel through which impulses are transmited from a nerve cell to another cell.

InYourHead
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You mean synapses most likely have to do with nerves? Yeah, that's true. We're trying to come up with a good metaphor for synapses. Maybe we could compare synapses to...phone lines. You know, because they connect neurons together, and allow information to be transferred from one neuron to the next neuron.

InYourHead
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1The PROBLEM with the phoneline metaphor is that.... with neurons, information usually only travels ONE way.

DrAmaQueen
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1lym if that's a questions, write it back down for your teacher, add as**ole to the bottom of the page then submit, works like a charm....'

Ammarah
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1IS ANUYONE LISTENENG TO MEEEEE

Ammarah
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1that was my frickken brother...

InYourHead
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Smack him. Smack him hard.

InYourHead
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@dramaqueen Do you have any ideas for a metaphor? One in which information can only be relayed oneway?

DrAmaQueen
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1could we use a plug and socket?

InYourHead
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Yes, I think we could. Electrical impulses go from the end of the plug, into the socket. And the plug itself would be just like an axon terminal. That's a good metaphor.

Ammarah
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dont worry guys i did smack him... Scoop of chocalate, scoop of vanilla, don't waste my time.......is what i told him LOL

DrAmaQueen
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1then what about the because part?

InYourHead
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1We can describe what a synapse does. Synapses seal the gap between two neurons, allowing information to travel from one neuron, to another. When you take a plug, and you plug it into an outlet, you are also sealing the gap in between two pathways.
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