According to many contemporary neuroscientists, the Neuron Doctrine represents the seminal finding in the field. Which of the following does not challenge the doctrine?
a. Research suggests that backward signaling, or "antidromic" firing, contributes to the brain's information processing capabilities
b. glial cells contribute to the brain's information processing capabilities
c. nerve cells are polarized structures that contact each other at specialized (synaptic) junctions to form a functional unit of nervous systems
d. information in brian is processed using brain wave patterns and oscillations
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The answer should be C.
Neuron doctrine says a nervous system is made up of discrete individual cells. Therefore Ans C, which describes nerve cells, as a functional unit, build up to form nervous system, does NOT challenge the doctrine.
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Jul 9th, 2015
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