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I was doing some more research and stumbled upon this paper here by Dr. Izhikevich that describe neurons as a system that can exhibit resonance. The author built a model that he calls the resonate and fire, which is a linear piece-wise model of a neuron. The interesting thing, and why I bring it up, is it can respond to a "two inhibitory pulses, that if ...


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Short answer Action potentials are always generated after a depolarization step. Background Action potentials are generated by prior depolarization of a neuron, typically by the action of an excitatory neurotransmitter. An action potential is per definition a sharp depolarization, followed by a somewhat slower re-polarization step. The most important step ...


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I was able to do some reading and research and I found some interesting information that was a). news to me. And b). the answer is yes... And no. A spasm can be the cause of a heart attack by causing the coronary artery to contract. When that artery contracts, it causes a dramatic decrease in blood flow to the heart. When the heart looses access to ...



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