Major Types of Cortical Neurons
Cells with excitatory connections to other neurons
Pyramidal cells (by far the most numerous type) Spiny stellate cells
Cells with inhibitory connections to other neurons
Large basket cells (two subtypes) Columnar basket cells Double-bouquet cells Chandelier cells Smooth stellate cells without distinctive axonal pattern Other
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