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  • Brain [r]: The core unit of a central nervous system. [e]
  • Cerebellum [r]: The small brain — a part of the hindbrain in vertebrates. [e]
  • Neocortex [r]: The six-layered outer layer of the mammalian brain. [e]
  • Neuron [r]: An excitable cell that is specialized to conduct nerve impulses. [e]
  • Olfactory bulb [r]: A structure in the vertebrate brain which is responsible for processing information from odour receptors in the nose. [e]
  • Orch-OR [r]: A speculative theory of consciousness proposed in the mid-1990s by British theoretical physicist Sir Roger Penrose and American anesthesiologist Stuart Hameroff. [e]
  • Resting potential [r]: Potential difference between the two sides of the membrane of a nerve cell when the cell is not conducting an impulse, the resting potential for a neuron being between 50 and 100 millivolts. [e]
  • Shunting [r]: An event in the neuron which occurs when an excitatory postsynaptic potential and an inhibitory postsynaptic potential are occurring close to each other on a dendrite. [e]
  • Synapse [r]: Contact point between neurons and other cells, crucial for nerve signalling [e]