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Give an analogy for the synapse. ''A synapse is like.....because.....''
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Give an analogy for the synapse. ''A synapse is like.....because.....''
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DrAmaQueenBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
are you supposed to fill in the dashes?
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AmmarahBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Please help when ur free !
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InYourHeadBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I think I had a professor who mentioned something about airport terminals.
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DrAmaQueenBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
that'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.
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InYourHeadBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I know. There are so many kinds of synapses, I can't come up with a definitive metaphor.
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DrAmaQueenBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
It most likely has to do with nerves, hmm its like a channel through which impulses are transmited from a nerve cell to another cell.
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InYourHeadBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
You 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.
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InYourHeadBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
The PROBLEM with the phoneline metaphor is that.... with neurons, information usually only travels ONE way.
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DrAmaQueenBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
lym 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....'
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IS ANUYONE LISTENENG TO MEEEEE
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AmmarahBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
that was my frickken brother...
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InYourHeadBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Smack him. Smack him hard.
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InYourHeadBest 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?
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DrAmaQueenBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
could we use a plug and socket?
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InYourHeadBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Yes, 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.
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AmmarahBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dont worry guys i did smack him... Scoop of chocalate, scoop of vanilla, don't waste my time.......is what i told him LOL
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DrAmaQueenBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
then what about the because part?
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AmmarahBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
someone help me.......
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InYourHeadBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
We 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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