Glial cells are important to which brain functions?

A. Learning and memory

B. Transmitting an electrical impulses

C. Grey matter functions

D. Receiving sensory stimulation

2 Answers

  • 1 month ago

    If we're talking about human brains here, then "all of them."

    Without glia, our brains wouldn't be able to support themselves.  Without myelination, our brain processes wouldn't be as fast, and impulses might "leak" to physically adjacent pathways more often.

    Your teacher probably wants "B."

  • 1 month ago

    Glia, also called glial cells or neuroglia, are non-neuronal cells in the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord) and the peripheral nervous system that do not produce electrical impulses. They maintain homeostasis, form myelin, and provide support and protection for neurons.

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