5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- ecstacy (MDMA)
- a a fatal condition produced by bacteria in spoiled food, in which a toxin produced by the bacteria prevents the release of ACh
- b a clost relative of amphetamine that produces its behavioral effects by stimulating the release of serotonin
- c one of the monoamine (also known as Adrenaline)
- d a byproduct of adenosine trisphosphate that functions as a neurotransmitter
- e a chemical messenger that communicates across a synapse.
5 Multiple choice questions
- a brainstem area, in which the blood brain barier barrier is more permeable, that triggers vomitting in response to the detection of circulation toxins
- a drug that produces strong sedation by acting as a GABA agonist
- a substance derived from the Amazonian plants that causes paralysis by blocking the the nicotinic ACh receptor
- a substance that promotes the activity of a neurotransmitter
- a postsynaptic receptor that respondes to nicotine and ACh
5 True/False questions
pure insertion (pure deletion) → the assumption that adding a different component to a task does not change the operation of other components
catecholamine → part of a group of biogenic amines that includes dopamine, epinephrine and norepinephrine.
neuropeptide → a chemical messenger that communicates with target cells at great distance, often by travelling through the circulation.
psychoactive drug → a stimulant drug that is the major active component found in tobacco
morphine → a neurotransmitter implicated in motor control, reward and psychosis.