Does an electrical charge carry a nerve impulse across a synapse?
Please tell me your reasoning so I can understand better
- Anonymous1 month agoFavorite Answer
No. The signal is transmitted chemically, not by electrical charge, across a synapse. The chemical is acetylcholine, Plenty about it if you you look it up.Source(s): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6WFhhL-enlQ
- CowboyLv 61 month ago
No the gap is traversed via chemical neurotransmitters.
- ZirpLv 71 month ago
You mean in the brain? maybe. We know that alternating current can cause muscle-contraction and if the frequency is over 15-20 Hertz you won't be able to decontract them.
We also know that there is such a thing as Electro-Convulsive Therapy