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2 thoughts on “Myth or Fact? Your vibrating cell phone helps release sodium ions.

    • March 13, 2017 at 1:21 pm

      By itself, I think it is neutral. The increased possibility of having action potentials is just a response to the sensory input (phone vibration), indicating you are sensing the external stimulation.
      I think you are asking if the baseline of action potential firing rate is changed after long-term exposure to phone vibration? For this I don’t know either… the neurons could become either sensitive or insensitive to the stimulus after longtime exposure.

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