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Because of kainate’s seizure-inducing potential, the researchers are looking for safer chemicals to stimulate the synaptic connections.
SMA symptoms might be reduced by restoring synaptic activity A study conducted in a mouse model of spinal muscular atrophy suggests that symptoms might be reduced by increasing the activity of synapses between sensory and motor neurons.
In that split second, my brain went into synaptic overdrive.
The sensory data that the chip receives, rather than marching along single file, fan out through its synaptic networks.
With life experience, depending on a particular person’s trials and errors, the synaptic connections among pairs of neurons get stronger or weaker.
So, out there right now are kids who are steeped in music, steeped in the technology, and their synaptic connections are going to take all of that stuff and synthesize it, amalgamate it, and combine it in some fashion!
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Origin and Etymology of synaptic
First Known Use: 1895See Words from the same year
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