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5 Matching Questions

  1. nitric oxdie (NO)
  2. small molecule transmitter
  3. neuropeptide
  4. L-dopa
  5. reuptake inhibitor
  1. a one of a group of chemical messengers that includes amino acids and amines
  2. b a peptide that acts as a neurotransmitter, a neuromodulator, or a neurohormone
  3. c a substance produced during during the synthesis of catecholamines that is also administered as a treatment for Parkinsno's Disease
  4. d a gas that performs a type of signaling between neurons
  5. e a substance that interferes with the transport of released neurotransmitter molecules back into the presynaptic terminal

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. a chemical messenger that communicates with target cells at great distance, often by travelling through the circulation.
  2. a compulsive craving for drug effects or other experience
  3. a drug that produces changes in mental processes
  4. substance that reduces the action of a neurotransmitter
  5. a variation of amphetamine that is cheaply produced and widely abused in the US

5 True/False Questions

  1. glutamateexcitatory amino acid neurotransmitter


  2. curarethe process in which more of a drug is needed to produce the same effect


  3. morphinea neurotransmitter implicated in motor control, reward and psychosis.


  4. cognitive subtractiona type of experimental design in functional imaging in which activity in a control task is subtracted from activity in an experimental task


  5. double-blind experimenta research design in which neither the participant nor the experimenter knows whether the participant is receiving a drug or a placebo until after the research is concluded


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