Problem: What causes a neuron to "fire?" How does this happen? In your own words, do your best to explain this process.

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External stimuli such as sensory inputs and internal stimuli can trigger the neurons to fire. Stimuli opens the Na+ channels making the membrane more positive compared to the outside. 

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What causes a neuron to "fire?" How does this happen? In your own words, do your best to explain this process.