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Our bodies rely on an ultrafast nervous system to send impulses very quickly and it all starts with a special cell called the neuron. In this episode, Patrick will explain how these cells tell your body what to do.
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What's so amazing about one's sense of touch is how its actually multiple senses wrapped into onethe same tissue that senses hot and cold also senses pressure, texture, and even pain signals.

The nervous system, one of our most intricate bodily systems handles motor control among many other things. And the nervous system is fast, with some nervous impulses traveling up to 120 meters a second, or over 260 miles an hour, which, for the record, is faster than a race car.

This ultrafast but diverse type of signaling is thanks in part to a long, spindly cell called the neuron that makes up the nervous system.

So in this episode of Human, Patrick will take a deep dive into how the nervous system can transmit information so quickly, taking a closer look at the neuron and how scientists are getting closer to reconstructing the sense of touch in the lab.

We will explore the central nervous system, the peripheral nervous system, and all the things in between. Watch to find out more.

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It feels instantaneous, but how long does it really take to think a thought?
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