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Neurotransmitters Process

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I need help explaining the process a neuron takes when it leaves the resting place and becomes active and releases neurotransmitters. I need one peer-reviewed reference.

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Neurons send electrical signals along axons to communicate within the cell. This signal, called action potential, is a "brief electrical impulse that provides the basis for conduction of information along the axon" (2010, p. 45). Conduction occurs when the body of the cell communicates using the axon with its own terminals. Communication between neurons occurs at synapses in a process called neurotransmission. Conduction begins when the action potential provides the electrical signal ...

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This solution explains the electrical and chemical neurotransmission process in the brain. It includes one reference for further research of the topic.