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What is synapse and its connection to children ?

hello, i am a degree level illustration student studying the science of memory. i am stuck on how to explain the synapse. I have looked at the basic structure of the neuron but dont understand how they communicate with each other to process memories. I am aiming this at children aged 11-16 so the simpilar the answer the better. in the simplist form is it just the electrical jump between dendrites and the axon? any other help surrounding this area would be great! thank you, Leila
Asked On : Tue, 22 Mar 2011
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Tell the kids that the neurons have to transmit info very they have developed this method of jumping during evolution . nowadays we know neurons are of several types but that wud confuse the kids at this level. give a presentation from Youtube. it has many animations regarding this topic.
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