Unit 2 - AP Psych Terms

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The branch-like projections on Neurons that *Receive Messages* from other Neurons.
The *Cell Body* of a Neuron, which is composed of a Nucleus surrounded by cytoplasm enclosed in a membrane.
The tail of a Neuron along which *Electrical Signals are Carried*, which is achieved by a brief change in the electric charge of the cell.
The juncture between the Cell Body and the Axon.
A fatty white substance wrapped around the axon that both protects the axon and increases the speed of the Action Potential.
Knobs at the end of each axon from which neurotransmitters are released into the synapse.
Where one neuron's terminal buttons meet another neuron's dendrites to exchange information through neurotransmitters.