SPATIAL SUMMATION

Spatial summation is a neural impulse propagated by 2 or more post synaptic potentials that occur at the same time at different synapses on the one neuron. Compare temporal summation.

SPATIAL SUMMATION: "In spatial summation, one synapse discharge is not sufficient."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SPATIAL SUMMATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/spatial-summation/ (accessed March 3, 2020).
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