How Do Nerve Cells Carry Information? – Christmas Lectures with David Pye

What is action potential and how does it help nerves carry information, such as pain or pleasure signals?
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Watch the full lecture: http://www.rigb.org/christmas-lectures/watch/1985/communicating/the-integrated-body?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_term=description

David Pye gave the 1985 Christmas Lectures “Communicating” about the incredible world of communication. From the man-made satellite dishes to the complex biological system of bat communication.

The fifth lecture of the series is about how human cells communicate using nerves, blood vessels, hormones, and more.

Watch the full series: http://www.rigb.org/christmas-lectures/watch/1985/communicating?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_term=description

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