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The 3 Types of Neurons
Transcript of The 3 Types of Neurons
The first one is the picture of an interneuron, the second is the sensory neuron, and the last one is a picture of a motor neuron. -they give us information about the outside world through the senses
-this is the the neuron that tells us that there is a stimulus in a scenario by gathering information about your environment
-the main sensory organs that this neuron works from are your eyes, ears, skin, your taste buds, and your nose
-they make a stimulus from the outside world a nerve impulse that they can send to an interneuron in the brain -this neuron resides in the brain
-interneurons are mostly gray
-the decisions you make are made by these neurons, they make you think the way you do
- this is the receptor in a scenario by deciding how to react -this neuron helps you move by working your muscles
-it is the effector in a scenario by reacting to your outside environment
-motor neurons also control your glands, not just your muscles
-every movement you make, every action like moving your eyes, blinking, your heart beating, etc. is made possible with motor neurons (and the other two neurons) How the three work together These 3 neurons work together by gathering information with the sensroy neuron. This neuron keeps the brain and its interneurons up to date on what is going on in the outside world by sending nerve impulses to it. The interneuron receives the information and decides how to react or respond to it. When it decides, it sends another nerve impulse, but to a motor neuron in a gland or muscle so it can carry out what the brain and its internerons wanted it to accomplish. "Sensory Neuron Information." Veterinarians Today. Web. 16 April 2011.