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5 Matching questions

  1. indoleamine
  2. amphetamine
  3. nucleus accumbens
  4. tolerance
  5. monoamine oxidase
  1. a a dopaminergic structure believed to participate in reward and addiction
  2. b one of a subgroup of monoamines includnig seratonin and melatonin
  3. c an enzyme that breaks down monoamines
  4. d the process in which more of a drug is needed to produce the same effect
  5. e a highly addictive drug that acts as a potent dopamine agonist

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. measures of temporary changes in brain physiology associated with cognitive processing; the most common methods of PET and fMRI are based on a hemodynamic measure
  2. a major tranquilizer that acts as a GABA agonist
  3. measures of the spatial configuration of different types of tissue in the brain (principally CT and MRI)
  4. a substance derived from the Amazonian plants that causes paralysis by blocking the the nicotinic ACh receptor
  5. a postsynaptic receptor that respondes to nicotine and ACh

5 True/False questions

  1. acetylchoilnesterasea major small-molecule neurotransmitter used at the neuromusculus junction, in the autonomic nervous system, and in the CNS.

          

  2. acetylcholine (ACh)a major small-molecule neurotransmitter used at the neuromusculus junction, in the autonomic nervous system, and in the CNS.

          

  3. psychoactive druga drug that produces changes in mental processes

          

  4. addictiona compulsive craving for drug effects or other experience

          

  5. epinephrineone of the monoamine (also known as Adrenaline)

          

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