Action potential initiation and propagation.
Long-range inhibitory connections in the brain, with examples from three different systems.
The ionic basis of the action potential, including the Hodgkin Huxley model.
Introduction to the course Cellular Mechanisms of Brain Function.
Spatiotemporal dynamics of the membrane potential.
Neurotransmitter release in the presynaptic specialization.
Synaptic modulation through diffusing neurotransmitters.
Glutamate release after an action potential. Resulting post-synaptic potentials in a biophysically realistic situation.
Glutamatergic excitatory neuronal circuits.
Dendritic spines and their function.
GABAergic inhibition and its receptors.
A closer look at GABA_A receptor mediated fast inhibition.
How benzodiazepines act on GABA_A receptors.
GABAergic interneurons and local inhibition on the circuit level.