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What is the best analogy for a neuron?

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What is the best analogy for a neuron?

Neurons:

Neurons are cells of the nervous system. They are specialized cells that have unique structures to do their job of communication within the body, such as dendrites, an axon and a synaptic terminal.

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The best analogy for a neuron is a computer. Neurons are responsible for processing incoming information, sometimes from hundreds of sources at once....

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What is a Neuron? - Definition, Parts & Function

from Psychology 101: Intro to Psychology

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