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The Action Potential

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28:29

In this lesson, you will learn about the ionic basis of the action potential, including the Hodgkin-Huxley model.

Topics covered in this lesson
  • Neuronal coding and action potentials
  • Hodgkin and Huxley, and their experimental set-up
  • Hodgkin-Huxley model for membrane current
  • Action potential initiation
  • Action potential threshold
  • Action potential diversity