The Neuron

Neurons are the building blocks of the nervous system. They are specialized cells that acquire, integrate, and transmit information. Hence, neurons are the information processing units of the brain.

See Tutorial 1 for information on the internal structure of neurons. See Tutorial 2 for further information on external components of neurons. For information of types of neurons, see Tutorial 3. For information on types of glial cells, see Tutorial 4.

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