neuroscience

  1. What gives nerves their silver colour?

  2. Nerve excitability and K+ concentration

  3. How do firing patterns arise from the activity of many ion channels?
  4. Why are some neurones unmyelinated?

  5. Are male and female brains physically different from birth?
  6. Understanding Hodgkin-Huxley's model and activation variables

  7. Entrainment in cicadas' chorus

  8. Mathematical relationship between membrane conductance and conduction velocity?
  9. What prevents neurones from touching at chemical synapses?
  10. Biology of sad songs

  11. What do you see when your eyes are closed?

  12. Confusion about the construction of the rat's mental map

  13. Difference between spiking and firing

  14. Can the dendrites of sensory neurons be a meter long?
  15. Functional role of the myelin sheath
  16. What sounds offend sharks?
  17. Phosphorus in brain activity

  18. Functional role of voltage-gated potassium channels

  19. Do action potentials spread as pulses?

  20. brain and fingers movement theorie

  21. How are hereditary neural circuits created in the brain during early development?

  22. Can there be multiple EPSPs with constant current injection to a neuron?
  23. How are neuromodulator receptors distributed?

  24. Why is mdma neurotoxic but psilocin isn't?
  25. What does the total membrane current vs time plot of an action potential look like?
  26. Can action potential generating ion channels only be understood as assemblies of membrane proteins (and not as single proteins)?
  27. Reference request: neocortex creating 11 dimensional structures

  28. Does a generator potential pass along a nerve the same way an action potential does?
  29. Difference between an analogue and an agonist/antagonist
  30. Does GABA help or hinder anxiety?
  31. Calcium and nitric oxide: does a numerical relationship exist?

  32. Typical firing patterns of (some) motor neurons

  33. Plasticity between excitatory and inhibitory neurons?

  34. Do men have more extreme variations than women?

  35. Reward pathway sequence of events

  36. Where are action potentials initially created?
  37. How do nerve impulses travel so quickly?

  38. How do neurons cope with over-stimulation?
  39. Model of integrate-and-fire neurons considering energy consumption
  40. Effect and functional role of voltage-gated channels on dendrites

  41. To what extent do gonads affect differences in gendered behaviour?
  42. What is measured by electroencephalograms and local field potentials?
  43. Limits of phase-locking

  44. How is Na concentration re-established after action potential

  45. Does sensory gating have anything to do with understanding abstract ideas?

  46. Why are "itch signals" transmitted so slowly from the skin to the human brain?

  47. Why is liquefactive necrosis only seen in brain?

  48. "Secondary refractory period" of class 1 neurons?

  49. Neural signals amplitude
  50. Reference request - Neuroscience of Free Will
  51. Calcium concentration in activated dendritic spines?
  52. An introduction to nuclei in the pons?

  53. How are the axons in the white matter bundled?

  54. Will neurons die if they are inactive for a long time?

  55. Which function do nicotinic receptors have in the periphery?
  56. Why do classic psychedelics not cause withdrawal, despite high tolerance?

  57. How many sensory neurons are in the human body?
  58. What is the point in the Neuromuscular Junction?

  59. Pathways of ligand-gated ion channels
  60. What are the response frequencies of sensory neurons?
  61. Interplay of neuritic and synaptic growth

  62. Alpha-gamma co-activation

  63. Is there evidence to suggest that sleeping requires more energy than watching TV?
  64. What kind of code is neural code?

  65. How is chloride concentrated in nerve cells?

  66. Speed of Brain Waves

  67. Why can action potentials not be initiated at dendrites?

  68. Can one dendrite pass through another?

  69. Where does the initial action potential come from?
  70. Why are the neurites from hair cells to spiral ganglion cells called axons?
  71. Why are primary sensory cells considered neurons but muscle cells are not?
  72. What is the difference between neurotransmitters acting as neurotransmitters and hormones?
  73. Do Alzheimer's patients have spaces in their brain with low interstitial space?

  74. How are neural pathways discovered?

  75. Under what conditions do dendritic spines form?

  76. Distribution of the number of synapses per neuron

  77. Neuroscience of confusion
  78. Hebbian theory "fire together" clarification
  79. How is "firing together" detected in Hebbian learning?

  80. Why do you get an increase in bicarbonate ions after vomiting?

  81. How are fMRI responses to auditory stimuli measured?
  82. Is it possible to affect a brain with electromagnetic waves?
  83. Cortico-cortical connections

  84. Evolutionary advantages of gyri

  85. How optimal are the distances of voltage-gated ion channels on axons?
  86. How long does a signal from the brain take to reach the limbs?

  87. Are intracortical axon branches myelinated?

  88. Are there axon branches that go up to cortex layer 1 and spread there?
  89. Distribution of lengths of axons in layer 1
  90. How many end segments does the axon of a typical cortical pyramidal cell have?

  91. How many axon branches reenter the cortex shortly after having left the gray matter?

  92. How many synapses are there in the different target regions of a typical cortical pyramidal cell?
  93. Do smaller intelligent animals have a higher neuron density to account for their seeming intelligence? Otherwise, what?

  94. Question About the Physiology of Seizures

  95. What does synapses hold together?
  96. Why is motivation temporary?
  97. Do corresponding areas in the two hemispheres arise from the same stem cells?

  98. Is color perception evolutionarily arbitrary?
  99. Connectivity between clonal cortical neurons

  100. Biological advantage of electric synapses