Subject: What is the purpose of the synaptic gap?
Date: Wed Mar 21 10:59:33 2001
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Area of science: Neuroscience
I am curious as to why the brain evolved with synaptic gaps. What are the
purpose of these gaps? Are the synaptic gaps like resisters on a circuit board
slowing down electical impulses so the brain can deal with the input? Would
brain function be quicker if there were no synaptic gaps or would all incoming
messages get jumble up? Thanks.
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