a response which affects the neuron internally but may not lead to the conduction of the overall stimulation due to not meeting the threshold level.

LOCAL POTENTIAL: "The local potential is the local response to a stimulus, not the overall response from the effector."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "LOCAL POTENTIAL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/local-potential/ (accessed March 25, 2020).