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  • The article notes that “neurons are the fundamental units of the brain”. Outline the structure and function of a neuron

  • Distinguish between motor and sensory neurons

  • One of the roles of ‘astrocytes’ is supporting the formation of synapses. Draw and label a synapse

    Explain synaptic transmission

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Danny Galbraith, St Bartholomew’s School

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