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5 Matching Questions

  1. acetylcholine (ACh)
  2. neurohormone
  3. BOLD
  4. caffeine
  5. voxel-based morphometry (VBM)
  1. a a major small-molecule neurotransmitter used at the neuromusculus junction, in the autonomic nervous system, and in the CNS.
  2. b a chemical messenger that communicates with target cells at great distance, often by travelling through the circulation.
  3. c a technique for segregating and measuring differences in white matter and gray matter concentration
  4. d a stimulant drug found in coffee, tea, chocolate that acts as an antagonist to adenosine.
  5. e Blood oxygen-level-dependent contrast; the signal measured in fMRI that relates to the concentration of deoxyhemoglobin in the blood

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. changes in the BOLD signal over time.
  2. a postsynaptic receptor that responds to both ACh and muscarine
  3. a type of experimental design in functional imaging in which activity in a control task is subtracted from activity in an experimental task
  4. a chemical messenget that communicates with target cells more distant than the synapse by diffusing away from the point of release.
  5. a major tranquilizer that acts as a GABA agonist

5 True/False Questions

  1. small molecule transmittera chemical messenger that communicates across a synapse.


  2. catecholaminea highly addictive drug that acts as a potent dopamine agonist


  3. reuptake inhibitora substance that interferes with the transport of released neurotransmitter molecules back into the presynaptic terminal


  4. adenosinea byproduct of adenosine trisphosphate that functions as a neurotransmitter


  5. morphinepart of the biogenic amine neurotransmitters, including dopamine and serotonine


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